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Shredded machaca in a crockpot.
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Machaca Burritos

Machaca Burritos are made with beef, onions, peppers, garlic, lime juice, and seasonings. This recipe serves 10 and costs $22.40 to make. That’s just $2.24 per serving!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef, burritos
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 440kcal
Cost: $22.40


  • slow cooker
  • small bowl
  • whisk
  • forks


  • 3-4 pound chuck roast trimmed of excess fat
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • ½ red bell pepper chopped
  • 3 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1 can Rotel with green chiles
  • 4 oz can chopped green chiles
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Maggi sauce or soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  • 10 burrito-sized tortillas
  • Shredded Mexican cheese
  • Shredded lettuce


  • Place the chuck roast into the bottom of a slow cooker insert. Layer the onion, bell peppers, and garlic cloves on top. Pour Rotel and green chiles on top.
  • In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, Maggi sauce, salt, oregano, and pepper. Pour the mixture into the slow cooker. Cover the slow cooker and cook on HIGH for 4-5 hours or LOW for 7-8 hours.
    Machaca ingredients in a slow cooker before cooking.
  • Use 2 forks to shred the meat.
    Shredded machaca in a crockpot.
  • Place meat in tortillas, top with desired toppings, and roll into burritos.
    Machaca burrito cut in half on a white plate with shredded lettuce and chopped tomatoes.


Serving: 1burrito | Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 885mg | Potassium: 603mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 218IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 5mg