How are your healthy new year’s resolutions going? We are still adhering to the Wahls Protocol. Mr. Peel is feeling better than ever. Sticking to the paleo base diet like Wahls, AIP or Whole30 can be hard without the right recipes. We have developed an arsenal of make ahead and crock pot meals like this citrus shredded beef.
It has Caribbean inspired flavors that stand on their own but also make a great base for your favorite lettuce wrap, nachos or tacos. We especially love it on lettuce wraps with shredded carrots, radishes and the four-ingredient avocado sauce (which is always in our fridge or as the topping for our Sweet Potato Nachos. Yum.
How to Make Citrus Shredded Beef
Put it all in the crock pot, or your Instant Pot, or in the oven covered on a low heat. Essentially you can make this in a manner that is easiest for you. Who doesn’t love a recipe that conforms to you?
And honestly if you can make this, you can absolutely make our Nitrate-Free Corned Beef. Give it a try!
What make ahead, no fuss recipes are your go to? Share in the comments so we can all be healthier together!
Citrus and cinnamon give this dish a taste of the Caribbean.
- 2-3 lbs grass-fed beef roast we used a blade roast
- 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 lime zested & juiced
- 1 orange zested & juiced
- 1 small onion, diced
- 4 loves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ginger
- 1/4 tsp thyme
- 5 whole cloves
Place all ingredients in a crock pot on low heat for 6-8 hours.
Once beef is fall apart tender, remove the beef and drain the broth. Shred the beef with a fork. Be sure to pull out the cloves! Add back enough broth to keep it moist but not wet.
- If the lime and orange aren't juicy you may need to up to a 1/4 cup of water. Have restraint! You don't want it to be soupy.
- Depending on the shape of your roast and the crock pot size you may need to cut the beef into large chunks.
- AIP Compliant