Barbacoa Beef is perfect for game-day food or dinner, so we’re sharing our picks for Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef Recipes! And there are some recipes that have Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef options if you prefer that method.
If you’ve never made Barbacoa Beef, I really hope you try one of the options in this collection of Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef Recipes! Barbacoa Beef is delicious, versatile and great to have on hand for an easy-to-throw-together game-day treat or family dinner. And this delicious shredded beef is easy to make in the Instant Pot or slow cooker, whichever you prefer!
What is Barbacoa?
The word Barbacoa refers to a method of cooking slow-roasted or steamed meat that originated in Mexico. Traditional Barbacoa was made with beef, lamb, or goat meat, but now the word Barbacoa generally means beef. And the seasonings always include dried chili, cumin, and other Mexican spices.
How do you serve the Barbacoa Beef?
You can serve tasty Barbacoa Beef the traditional way, inside tortillas with onions, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime. Or make the Barbacoa Beef into enchiladas, burritos, or quesadillas. And if you’d prefer a low-carb meal just serve in low-carb tortillas, in lettuce wraps or over taco salad. No matter which way you make it or however you serve it, I bet this will be a hit in most families!
How do you get the complete recipe?
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Want more Mexican Beef Recipes?
Check out Slow Cooker or Instant Pot Mexican Beef, Chicken, or Pork for more dinner ideas with Mexican flavors.
Give this Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef from Taste and Tell a try. It is spicy, bold, and flavorful and would be great for tacos, enchiladas, bowls and more. Enjoy!
Karly likes to serve this Beef Barbacoa (Instant Pot or Slow Cooker) from Buns In My Oven in corn or flour tortillas with all the favorite toppings like lettuce, tomato, Cholula, and shredded cheese. For those who prefer using the slow cooker method of cooking Karly has included those instructions here also.
If you like spicy food then you will love this Barbacoa Beef (Pressure Cooker or Instant Pot) from Skinnytaste. Shredded beef braised in a blend of chipotle adobo, cumin, cloves, garlic, and oregano. Gina served this over cilantro lime rice and topped it with corn salsa. Looks delicious don’t you think?
Instant Pot Chipotle Barbacoa Beef from Frugal Hausfrau uses canned Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Sauce and freezes any peppers not used for another meal. Serve this Instant Pot Chipotle Barbacoa Beef in tacos, burritos, or tostadas and also makes excellent enchiladas.
Pressure Cooker Barbacoa Beef from Little Spice Jar is a homemade shredded beef recipe made pressure cooker friendly! Marzia says “Barbacoa Beef made in the Instant Pot is a foolproof win!”
When you use a pressure cooker or Instant Pot for this Delicious Pressure Cooker Beef Barbacoa from The Kitchen Whisperer you don’t heat up the house with the oven nor do you have to wait eight hours for the crockpot to do it’s magic. Grab your Instant Pot and start cooking!
Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef from Gimme Some Oven is super easy to make in the Instant Pot or pressure cooker. It’s full of flavor and great for tacos, burritos, quesadillas, or to top a salad.
Best Beef Barbacoa (Instant Pot and Slow Cooker) from My Heart Beets is perfectly seasoned and couldn’t be easier to make. It requires minimal hands-on time and can be used in so many different ways. Ashley has also included slow cooker directions if you prefer that method of cooking.
Spicy Barbacoa Beef Roast (Instant Pot) from My Life Cookbook is full of spicy flavor and is perfect over rice for a delicious dinner. Slow Cooker directions are also included if you prefer that method of cooking.
This Instant Pot Beef Barbacoa from Serenity Food looks delicious. Authentic Barbacoa in Mexico is traditionally served on a warm corn tortilla with simple toppings like chopped cilantro, diced onions, and a squeeze of lime. Adijat served the beef with brown rice she made using the cooking liquid from the beef and says the rice was delicious!