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Recipe: southwest beef wraps

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southwest beef wraps

Total Recipe Time: on HIGH setting: 6 hours; on LOW setting: 10 hours


  • 1 beef Shoulder Roast Boneless or Bottom Round Rump Roast (3 to 3 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 medium onion, cut into quarters
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 jars (16 oz each) prepared chunky salsa with cilantro
  • 8 flour tortillas (10-inch diameter), warmed
  • fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup frozen corn, defrosted
  • 1 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


1. Cut beef roast into 4 even pieces. Place onion and garlic in 4-1/2 to 5-1/2-quart slow cooker; top with beef. Add water, salt and pepper. Cover and cook on HIGH 5 to 5-1/2 hours, or on LOW 9 to 9-1/2 hours, or until beef is fork-tender. (No stirring is necessary during cooking.)

2. Remove beef; cool slightly. Strain cooking liquid; skim fat. Shred beef with 2 forks. Place beef in 2-quart microwave-safe dish; add 1/2 cup cooking liquid.

3. Combine relish ingredients in medium bowl; stir in 1/4 cup salsa.

4. Add remaining salsa to beef; mix well. Cover and microwave on HIGH 8 to 10 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.

5. Top each tortilla with 3/4 cup beef mixture, leaving 1-1/2-inch border around edge. Top beef with about 1/4 cup relish. Fold right and left sides of tortillas over filling; fold bottom edge over and roll up. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.


  1. This recipe can be made in a 6-quart electric pressure cooker. Cut beef Shoulder Roast into 4 even pieces. Place beef in pressure cooker; add onion, garlic, 1/2 cup water, salt and pepper. Close and lock pressure cooker lid. Use meat, stew or high-pressure setting on pressure cooker; program 90 minutes on pressure cooker timer. Use quick-release feature to release pressure; carefully remove lid. Continue as directed in step 2. (This recipe variation was tested in an electric pressure cooker at high altitude. Cooking at an altitude of less than 3000 feet may require slightly less cooking time. Refer to the manufacturer’s instructions

Nutrition information per serving, using chuck shoulder, 1/8 of recipe: 444 Calories; 108 Calories from fat; 12g Total Fat (3 g Saturated Fat; 6 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 68 mg Cholesterol; 1623 mg Sodium; 51 g Total Carbohydrate; 5.8 g Dietary Fiber; 32 g Protein; 5.6 mg Iron; 6.3 mg NE Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 2.9 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.7 mg Zinc; 44.6 mcg Selenium; 7.3 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium.