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Freshly made Birria Tacos on a plate with beef and cilantro
Birria tacos
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs

Birria tacos have taken the internet by storm, and for good reason! These beef tacos with onions, cilantro, and cheese are so delicious and perfect to make in the slow cooker. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: birria taco, Fried Taco, slow cooker recipes
Servings: 6 people
  • 1 Beef Roast
  • 1 carton Beef Broth
  • 1 White Onion
  • 1 can Chilies in Adobo
  • 1 packet Taco Seasoning
  • 1-2 diced Tomato
  • 1 small can Tomato Paste
  • Shredded Cheese
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Cilantro
  1. Add your meat, broth, seasoning, tomatoes, half of the onion, and chilies to the slow cooker. Cook on low for 6-8 hours

    Slow cooker birria tacos
  2. Remove the beef from the slow cooker when it is pull apart ready.

  3. Add tomato paste to the slow cooker and allow the birria taco sauce to cook while you prepare the tacos.

  4. Heat a frying pan and pan-fry the corn tortillas on both sides until they start to brown.

  5. Place the beef, cheese, cilantro, and raw onion in the corn tortilla.

  6. Fold your tortilla and cook on both sides until nice and crispy.

    pan fried barilla tacos
  7. Scoop out some sauce from the slow cooker for dipping and enjoy your birria tacos!