Mexican cuisine night in your household can be both healthy and cost effective. Carne Picada is a the type of labeled beef you want to look for in your supermarket. All it is, is simply very thin slices of beef from cheaper cuts of beef. Now, you are probably wondering how this is a slow cooker meal. Well, you could make carne picada just as you would tacos on the stove top and that is how you start out, but the beef carne picada tends to be cut from are tougher cuts and if you cook it all day in the slow cooker you will come home to very tender slices of meat.
Slow Cooker Carne Picada
1 1/2 - 2 pounds of carne picada beef
2-3 T Clean Eating Taco Seasoning (click link for my recipe)
3/4 - 1 C water
Directions: Brown beef lightly on the stove top. Transfer beef to a 3 qt slow cooker. Sprinkle taco seasoning on top and water. Stir. Cook on low for 6- 8 hours.
Carne Picada Salad
Make a bed of lettuce. Layer on top Slow Cooker Carne Picada, avocados, corn, black olives, salsa and any other favorite toppings, Enjoy!