10.30.2009

{the dish} brisket tacos


filling no. 6 - brisket tacos (see amy's other wonderful taco fillings from her blog i am a celiac - so many options)

What makes tacos such a family friendly food? I think we all serve them. We all love them one way or another. On taco night everyone seems satisfied. Lately, brisket tacos have been my favorite things to order in our local mexican restaurants. The meat is usually cooked so long that it is always so moist and brimming with flavor. With a little guac, some salsa yum!!!

My recipe is a simple one ... no frills ... but good. I make it in a crock pot. The best thing about a crock pot is when you come home from being away.... and open your door.... and your entire house has this delicious smell of home cooked goodness. I serve my brisket tacos with slaw, cheese(for the kids), sour cream, some sauteed pepper if I have time and of course, salsa. If you have time and want to make salsa try salsa verde , or salsa with a kick from amy's kitchen. Some nights I serve it with a of sweet potatoes and black bean saute and some fresh cut fruit. enjoy!


brisket tacos by ann west

1 trimmed brisket

2 7oz cans tomatillo salsa (green salsa)

1 7 oz can chipolte salsa or chipolte peppers in adobe sauce

1 bottle of beer

1 onion sliced

4 cloves garlic

2 tbls vinegar

2 tsp sugar


Put all of the ingredients in the crock pot and heat on low for 6 - 8 hours. Adjust seasonings midway through the cooking time. Shred beef and serve with some of the juice on top. We like corn tortillas with this one but flour are good too.


14 comments:

amy and ann said...

i am dying to make these. we had veggie tacos last night and they were so good! :)

DesBisoux said...

i'm loving more and more mexican food...
wait until i got a proper kitchen in a month and i swear i'll change myself in a perfect little seniorita!
have a lovely weekend
mag x

Boatman Geller said...

annie - greg would be thrilled if i made anything with a crockpot! will have to try. ok - had NO idea pumpkin pies were so easy to make! thanks for the recipes!

Happy Halloween!

Jane

**WE BLOG ARTISTS** said...

Yum...they look so good, and healthy!
Have a wonderful weekend.
Char

Joyce said...

simply yum......
Have a golden and Happy Halloween! xo

sue whiteside said...

These tacos look awesome Ann. Thanks for the recipe. Yummy.

A Perfect Peach said...

These look delicious!

amy and ann said...

ann, what is that yummy looking sauce on top of these?

PS~Erin said...

Oh YUM! So pretty too.

the southern hostess said...

Yum! These sound perfect.

Holly Maxwell said...

Hi Amy and Ann,
We tried the brisket tacos last night. Supreme! One of the few recipes my whole family ate. (Believe me, that's a big deal!)

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