Slow Cooker Shredded Venison for Tacos

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"I use a venison roast with taco seasonings to make shredded venison tacos. It's a great alternative to beef and my family just loves them. Serve with the taco shells, lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese, taco sauce and anything else you like on your tacos."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 403 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 403 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 64.1 g
  • 128%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 235 mg
  • 78%
  • Sodium:
  • 449 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix half the taco seasoning with the flour and cayenne pepper to taste and coat the meat with this mixture. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Place the roast in the oil and brown well on all sides.
  2. Place the meat in a slow cooker with the water and cook on low setting for 8 hours or on high setting for 5 hours. When meat is done, shred with a fork and season to your taste.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most helpful positive review

I used this recipe for moose meat and it was fantastic. I took the advice of others who said some flavor was lacking and used the whole packet of taco seasoning mix. I also added some sliced j...

Most helpful critical review

Since I have a freezer full of Venison I was looking for creative ways to use it. I had a 1-3/4 lb. roast and cooked it per the directions. Much to my surprise, after the time in the slow cooker...

I used this recipe for moose meat and it was fantastic. I took the advice of others who said some flavor was lacking and used the whole packet of taco seasoning mix. I also added some sliced j...

I loved this recipe! I have made it twice, the second time I used more taco seasoning to make in more spicy. After pulling the meat apart I mix it with barbecue sauce, then serve it on soft ta...

Since I have a freezer full of Venison I was looking for creative ways to use it. I had a 1-3/4 lb. roast and cooked it per the directions. Much to my surprise, after the time in the slow cooker...

This was awesome!! The recipe was very easy to put together. I made this for my sister-in-law and her family and used it to stuff burritos with all of the fixings. They couldn't even tell it ...

Great recipe! Next time I think I will add a little more taco seasoning, some taco sauce, a little garlic, or some salsa for more flavor. My husband and niece LOVED them (she's 3 and usually N...

I used all the taco seasoning and instead of water i used coca-cola in the slow cooker. Turned out great very tender and shredded much easier with the coke. Also chopped up 1 habanero! perfect ...

I used fajita seasoning instead of taco. I don't recommend it; very bland. The meat turned out really well and shredded easily. Will try with taco seasoning next time and maybe some extra spices...

I forgot to thaw my roast so I mixed the taco seasoning and cayenne pepper with the water and poured it over my frozen roast. At the end of the day it shredded easily! We hunt mule deer, and I u...

Very tender, although bland, it was still good. I would not have thought of using venison for tacos before seeing this recipe. Thanks for sharing! Would consider making again, but would want to ...