Microwave Mexican Shredded Beef

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Nov. 20, 2011


Beef brisket 2 Pound
Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 can)
Taco seasoning mix 1 1/4 Ounce (1 package)



1. Take a glass casserole dish and add brisket into it. Cover the meat with enough water and wrap a plastic over it.

2. Dip a probe into liquid.


3. In a microwave oven, cook on a setting of HIGH (9), HEAT & HOLD at 180°F for 150 minutes.

4. Turn the mixture once after 75 minutes of cooking.

5. Strain off ½ cup cooking liquid.

6. Halve the brisket across the grain.

7. Separate meat using forks.

8. Add tomato sauce, ½ cup liquid and taco seasoning and stir well.

9. Cover and cook on HIGH (9) for about 5 minutes until the mixture turns hot.


10. Serve the Mexican shredded beef with enchiladas, burritos and tacos.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2488Calories from Fat 1564

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 173 g266.2%

Saturated Fat 68 g340%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 3131 mg130.46%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 170 g340%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet