These spicy slow cooker pot roast tacos are an easy dinner to make. The pot roast cooks all day in your slow cooker so you can come home to an easy dinner.
When I originally set out to create this dish, I knew I wanted to offer something easy for busy families to put together. I don’t know about you, but this school year has been absolutely crazy between both of my kids’ sports activities…not to mention huge homework loads.
Today is the last day of JV volleyball and we should slowly get our evenings back, for two months before club season starts. I really do enjoy that our daughter loves volleyball so much…but after 3 1/2 months of 5 days a week volleyball, it will be nice to sit down for a family meal again :-).
Our slow cooker is about to become my best friend has been our best friend through all of the busy nights.
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Easy Slow Cooker Recipe
Dinner can’t get any easier than tossing meat, spices, leeks, sweet potatoes, RO*TEL, and Hunt’s Diced Tomatoes into a crock pot set on low all day. By the time we are all home, dinner is ready. Slow roasting all day long makes this meat incredibly tender.
This slow cooker recipe is so easy. I love dumping in the ingredients. No prep work is needed.
I like the spicier original RO*TEL for this recipe, but they make a mild version as well if you don’t want your meat spicy in this dish. By using these canned tomatoes and fresh sweet potatoes and leeks, this dish is both delicious and healthy.
I put the roast, leeks, cumin, salt, and pepper into the crockpot.
Add the RO*TEL and Hunt’s Diced Tomatoes on top. Drizzle a little olive oil, add cut up sweet potatoes, and 1/2 cup of water. Cover and set the temperature to low.
That is it, super easy!
When you get home, all you need to do is put out some taco fixings and you’re ready to serve dinner.
More Delicious Slow Cooker Dinner Ideas to Try:
- Slow Cooker Lamb Stew
- Slow Cooker Carne Asada Tacos.
- Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
- Slow Cooker Honey Dijon Chicken Breasts
How to make pot roast in a slow cooker:
- 2 pound roast
- 1 can RO*TEL
- 1 can Hunt's Diced Tomatoes
- 4-5 sweet potatoes, washed and chopped
- 2 leeks
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 10 Corn tortillas
- Ideas for toppers:
- sour cream
- shredded cheese
- Turn on a slow cooker on low.
- Add meat, spices, RO*TEL, diced tomatoes, sweet potatoes, leeks, and olive oil into the crock pot.
- Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
- Set up tortillas and taco fixings.
- Let your family make their own tacos 🙂
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 185 Total Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 4mg Sodium: 358mg Carbohydrates: 34g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 7g Protein: 4g
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