Beef chuck roast is slow cooked in a Dutch oven until tender. Flavored with chipotle chiles in adobo, it makes a wonderful taco filling.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 2hours30minutes
Total Time 2hours40minutes
2-3chipotle chiles in adobo,finely chopped
1/4teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
1(3-pound)boneless beef chuck roast,trimmed of excess fat
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a Dutch oven, stir together ketchup, tomato paste, garlic, oregano, chili powder, salt, and pepper, plus 1 cup of water.
Cut beef into 4 equal sized pieces and place in Dutch oven. Turn meat to coat it in the liquid. Place on stove and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Once mixture comes to a boil, cover with lid and place in the oven. Bake until beef is tender and can be shredded with 2 forks, about 2 1/2 hours.
Some chuck roasts can take longer than others to get tender. If it is not tender after 2 1/2 hours, cook another 30 minutes.
This recipe originally appeared on spicysouthernkitchen.com