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Slow Cooker Shredded Beef

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: Vanessa


  • 2 pounds flank steak
  • 1 teaspoon of salt , more if needed
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 4 tablespoons sofrito
  • 4 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 4 garlic cloves , peeled
  • 1 medium green bell pepper , chopped
  • 1 small red onions , chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce


  • Season the meat with salt, pepper, oregano and sofrito.
  • In a cast iron pot, heat half the oil at medium-high heat and sear the meat just until golden brown.
  • Place in a slow cooker. Add the garlic and enough water just to cover the meat. Cook on low for about 8 hours or high for 4 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Using two forks, shred the meat.
  • In a large pan, heat the remaining oil and saute bell pepper, onion and tomato sauce until onion begins to look transparent.
  • Add the meat and about 1 cup of the liquid it cooked in. Simmer on low heat for about 10 minutes or until the liquid has reduced. Taste and add extra salt if needed.
  • Serve warm over rice and beans.