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Weekly Meal Plan – Winter Week 4, 2022

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Shredded Beef Tacos

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Servings 4


  • 1 kilo beef - chuck or gravy
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves - crushed
  • ¼ cup beef stock
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 jalapeno chilli - seeds removed and sliced
  • 2 limes - juiced
  • 1 onion - cut in half and sliced
  • 8 mini tortillas
  • Toppings such as Lettuce, cheese, beans, rice, tomatoes, capsicum, corn, onions, coriander, lime, guacamole, salsa or sour cream.


  • Heat a pan with a tablespoon olive oil on medium high heat. Season the beef with salt and pepper. Add beef to pan and brown all over, about 2 minutes per side.
  • While the beef is browning, add the cayenne, cumin, smoked paprika, garlic, onion, beef stock, tomato paste, jalapeno and lime juice to the slow cooker and stir to combine.
  • Transfer the beef to the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  • Shred the beef with two forks and toss to coat with the juices.
  • Dish and serve hot with tortillas and your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

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