Barbacoa tacos are a very simple taco made from beef cheeks. The true barbacoa has a different type of fat compared to what is used a lot in today's kitchens, chuck roast. Keep reading
Beef cheek isn’t easy to acquire in most grocery store chains so the roast is the next closest thing. Use what you have available but I promise beef cheek isn’t as gross as it sounds. Beef cheek’s rich flavorful and tender taste will change your outlook. There was a time when fajitas were gross because they are up against the gut. Just saying, here’s a nice twist.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 11 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 11 hours 40 minutes