Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 189 – Crock Pot Salsa Verde Beef
I made crock pot salsa verde beef to use in tacos on Cinco de Mayo.
It was easy and delicious. And a big hit with both Rod and Mom.
This Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef has just 3 ingredients: beef, taco seasoning and green salsa.
And is best when it cooks low and slow.
So it’s perfect for a busy day.
Skinny on Crock Pot Salsa Verde Beef
To keep it lean I used a rump roast instead of chuck, which is tasty too, but higher in fat.
According to my calculations, each serving has 152 calories, *4 Weight Watchers Points Plus and *3 WW SmartPoints.
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In addition to making delicious restaurant quality tacos, this crock pot salsa beef would be delicious in burritos, enchiladas or quesadillas.
If you like this easy recipe for crock pot salsa verde beef, be sure to check out some of my other Weight Watchers friendly slow cooker recipes including Balsamic Braised Beef, 2-Ingredient Salsa Chicken, 4-Ingredient Hawaiian Kalua Pork, 3-Ingredient Italian Beef and Caribbean Jerk Chicken.
Here’s another way to make Slow Cooker Mexican-Style Beef:
This simple crock pot salsa verde beef has only 3 ingredients and makes delicious shredded beef tacos!
- 2 pounds rump roast (or other lean beef roast)
- 1-1/4 ounces taco seasoning (1.25-ounce packet)
- 1 cup salsa verde
Ideal slow cooker size: 3- to 4-Quart.
Place roast in the slow cooker. Sprinkle taco seasoning packet all over the roast. Pour the salsa over the beef.
Cover and cook on LOW 6 to 8 hours, or until beef is very tender and pulls apart easily with a fork.
Remove beef from slow cooker. Drain the liquid from the slow cooker and set it aside.
Shred the beef by cutting it into chunks and then pulling it apart with two forks. Discard any fat and place the shredded beef back into slow cooker.
Pour 1/2 - 1 cup of the liquid back into shredded beef.
Reduce setting to WARM until ready to serve.
*4 Weight Watchers PointsPlus
*3 Weight Watchers SmartPoints
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
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