Share story

Serves 6

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 (3-pound) boneless beef chuck roast

½ teaspoon ground cumin

This week, save 90% on digital access.

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

1 (16-ounce) jar salsa verde

½ white onion, thinly sliced

2 cloves garlic, smashed

½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

12 corn tortillas, warmed

Shredded lettuce and chopped tomatoes, avocado and/or radishes, for topping

Lime wedges, for serving

1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season beef with cumin, 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add to skillet and cook until golden brown, about three minutes per side.

2. Transfer the meat to a 6-quart slow cooker, then add salsa, onion and garlic. Cover and cook on high for six hours.

3. Remove meat to cutting board and shred with two forks, discarding the excess fat. Return the meat to the slow cooker and stir in cilantro.

4. Serve the meat in tortillas and top as desired. Serve with lime wedges.

— Adapted by the Tampa Bay Times from Food Network Magazine

Custom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings.