Pulled Beef Nachos
larger imageMove mouse over the image to magnify

Pulled Beef Nachos

(3 ratings - rate this recipe)
You can't go past pull apart beef, served with nachos, sour cream and coriander. Make sure to pass the lime wedges.
<b>Prep:</b> 35 mins Prep: 35 mins
<b>Cook:</b> 2 hours 30 mins Cook: 2 hours 30 mins
Serves 6 Serves 6
Excellent source of iron Excellent source of iron
Low Sodium Low Sodium
Comment print



  • 750g Quality Mark beef chuck steak, cut into 5cm pieces
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano or 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes in juice
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • good pinch dried red chilli flakes
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 400g can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed 

To serve

  • corn chips
  • sour cream
  • sprigs fresh coriander leaves
  • limes for squeezing


Preheat the oven to 160°C. 


Place a large frying pan over low heat. Add a dash of oil and the onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for a further 30 seconds. Transfer to a casserole dish.

Rub the meat with the cumin, allspice and oregano. Increase the heat and add another dash of oil to the pan. Add the beef in batches and brown on both sides, placing in the casserole dish as you go.

Pour the stock, tomatoes, tomato paste, vinegar and add the brown sugar to the pan and bring up to the boil. Add the chilli flakes, cinnamon stick and bay leaf and pour into the casserole dish. Cover with the lid, place in the oven and cook for 2 hours. 

Remove beef from the oven and add the red kidney beans. Return to the oven and continue to cook for a further 30 minutes. 

To serve

Remove and discard the cinnamon stick and bay leaf. Pull pieces of the beef apart using 2 forks. Season.
Serve with corn chips and sour cream and top with sprigs of coriander. Pass the lime wedges.

See tips and tricks for slow cooker recipe.

  • Suitable Cuts
  • Nutrition
  • Tips & Tricks

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Serving size: 390g
Energy kJ (kcal) 1515 (362)
Protein (g) 34.9
Fat (g) 11.3
Saturated (g) 4.5
Carbohydrate (g) 21.7
Sugars (g) 9.4
Sodium (mg) 450
Iron (mg) 6.4
Zinc (mg) 4.5
Vitamin B12 (ug) 2.1
Vitamin D (ug) NA
Selenium (ug) 4.1
  • Don't let the cooking time put you off; the preparation is quick and easy, then the oven or slow cooker takes care of the rest, producing tender pull-apart beef.
  • Slow cooker - cook on low for 8-9 hours or high for 33/4- 41/2 hours. 45 minutes before the end of cooking time, turn slow cooker to high (if cooking on low) and add the beans.
  • Being high in fibre and protein, this dish will leave you feeling satisfied.

You may also like these recipes...

Char-grilled Lamb Rump with Tomato & Feta Salad
Serves: 4
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Suitable Cuts: Lamb rump, Lamb leg steaks, Lamb cutlets
Meatball and Roasted Veggie Wrap
Serves: 4
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Suitable Cuts: Beef or Lamb Mince
Rubbed Beef Fillet with Two Salsas
Serves: 4-6
Prep: 1 hour
Cook: 6 mins
Suitable Cuts: Beef eye fillet, Beef rump, Beef sirloin steak
Meatballs with Spaghetti
Serves: 4
Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 1 hour
Suitable Cuts: Beef or Lamb Mince

Comments & Reviews

There are: 3 reviews, with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5
absolutely delicious!
Posted by Gazza 2019-07-31 18:41:22
OMG! These nachos were divine! My husband and I are fussy and both agree these are the BEST NACHOS WE’VE EVER HAD!
What an outstanding recipe. YUM - you HAVE to try these! 😋
Posted by Sarah 2019-07-31 18:30:32
Great alternative to mince nachos. Easy to prepare and the kids loved it.
Posted by Paul 2019-05-27 09:36:32




PO BOX 33 648
facebook twitterpinterestinstagram