We’ve gathered 25 of the very best shredded beef recipes your family will love. Here you’ll find everything from tacos, to shredded beef sandwiches and shredded beef enchiladas. All are great ideas for using leftover shredded beef. Gluten-free.
This collection has ideas ranging from slow cooker beef dishes to instant pot beef recipes. Each one packed with flavor, nutrition and celiac-safe ingredients.
This list will keep you from wondering what to make with shredded beef, especially when you have leftovers. Grab any of these beef recipes the next time you are craving a hearty meal!
We turn to these shredded beef recipes any time the weather turns here in the Midwest. With the chill in the air, these recipes make for the perfect weeknight meal.
Plus, not only can shredded beef be extremely easy to make but it is likely more versatile than you think.
From pot roast served with vegetables to barbeque beef sandwiches, you can even turn slow cooker taco meat into beef tostadas, burritos or our famous Crunch Wrap Supreme Recipe.
Best of all, everyone can always agree that pulled beef is a good dinner meal on cold winter nights.
And with that, let’s dig in!
Shredded Beef Green Chiles Enchiladas
These shredded beef green chiles enchiladas will rival your favorite Mexican restaurant. With every bite, you taste the tender shredded beef infused with green chiles then heated in softened tortillas with all the melty cheese you want.
Instant Pot Cafe Mocha Pot Roast
Get delicious flavors at night as well with this amazing Instant Pot Café Mocha Pot Roast! I served mine over Simple Cauliflower Mash, but Mashed Potatoes would be delicious as well. However you choose to serve it, your family will be in comfort food heaven!!
Lime Teriyaki Shredded Beef Tacos (Slow Cooker)
Lime Teriyaki Shredded Beef Tacos are an easy and delicious anytime family dinner made with moist, juicy, and flavorful Slow Cooked Shredded Beef.
Instant Pot Brisket
This easy recipe for brisket in an Instant Pot or pressure cooker results in a tender & juicy BBQ beef brisket everyone is sure to love! Enjoy it as a roast for dinner or in an array of leftover brisket recipes.
Salpicon (Mexican Shredded Beef Salad)
Salpicón is a refreshing and satisfying shredded beef salad bursting with the flavours of Mexico. Keep your kitchen cool by using an Instant Pot to cook the beef easily and quickly. It’s the perfect main dish salad for hot weather dining.
Mexican Shredded Beef
Take Taco Tuesdays up a notch with this tender Mexican Shredded Beef recipe that cooks in the crock pot! The flavorful sauce and juicy meat make a great filling for tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and more!
Instant Pot Italian Pot Roast
Instant Pot Italian Pot Roast is a quick and easy dinner that's packed with flavor! Serve this tender pot roast with noodles for a tasty meal.
Instant Pot Ropa Vieja
Instant Pot Ropa Vieja is the faster, easier take on the traditional Cuban dish. This tasty beef stew can be ready in about an hour.
Instant Pot Shredded Beef
This Instant Pot Shredded Beef is loaded with Mexican herbs, spices, and chiles. It falls apart, is super juicy, and tastes like it has been cooking all day but is ready in under 2 hours thanks to the pressure cooker. Great for tacos, bowls, or salads!
Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef
Tender, juicy shredded beef Barbacoa Is full of delicious earthy spices. It’s fast and easy in the pressure cooker.
Crockpot Beef Tacos
These Crockpot Beef Tacos are so easy to make! You only need a few ingredients plus your favorite taco toppings for a festive dinner you can throw together in no time.
Instant Pot Shredded Beef Tacos
Instant Pot Shredded Beef Tacos with avocado, salsa, and onion are easy to prepare and yield THE BEST tacos! This easy-to-prepare recipe is big in flavor, yet so simple!
Shredded Italian Beef Sandwiches
Shredded Italian Beef Sandwiches are super easy to make with the help of the Instant Pot or slow-cooker. They are full of spice and flavor. Sure to be a total crowd pleaser!
Instant Pot Shredded Beef (Or Slow Cooker)
This Instant Pot Shredded Beef recipe is bursting with flavor! It's perfect for tacos, nachos, salads, or just kept on hand to be used in recipes throughout the week and is 100% freezer friendly! Or, if you prefer, I've also included instructions to make it in the slow cooker.
Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja (Cuban Shredded Beef) – w/ Instant Pot Option
Ropa Vieja, or tender Cuban-style shredded beef, is stewed in a pepper tomato sauce. With slow cooker and pressure cooker instructions, you can make this delicious recipe in either your crock pot or Instant Pot!
Slow Cooker Birria
If you're looking for an amazing and easy recipe for birria in a crock pot, this is it! Made from tender cuts of beef and a Mexican-inspired sauce that's full of richness and warming flavor, Slow Cooker Birria is guaranteed to please. Enjoy in its original form as a stew or use to make those infamous birria tacos!
Slow Cooker Cranberry Balsamic Beef
Slow cooker cranberry balsamic beef is an easy crock pot recipe, perfect to make on busy weeknights.
Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos
Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos are a simple weeknight slow cooker meal. You can put this in the crockpot before you start your day and have dinner waiting for you. This recipe takes 4 simple ingredients to create a flavorful taco filling.
Slow-Cooker Pot Roast with Porcini Mushroom Gravy
Venezuelan Shredded Beef – Made In The Instant Pot
This Venezuelan Shredded Beef (carne mechada) is ready in no time using the Instant Pot pressure cooker. The perfect quick weeknight dinner idea!
Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Beef Bowls
These shredded Mexican beef bowls are made in the slow cooker and perfect for weekly meal prep with rice, beans, plantains and peppers to round them out!
Shredded Beef Stuffed Poblano Peppers
More Instant Pot Recipes
- Instant Pot Loaded Potato Soup
- Chicken A La King (Instant Pot + Stovetop)
- Mississippi Chicken (Instant Pot)
- Instant Pot Meatloaf
- Instant Pot Chicken Stir Fry
More Slow Cooker Recipes
- Irish Beef Stew (Slow Cooker)
- Slow Cooker Whole Chicken & Vegetables
- Slow Cooker Chunky Vegetable Soup
- Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas
- Comforting Chicken and Noodles (Crockpot)
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