Pulled Mexican Beef Recipe

Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Nut-free, Soya-free
Author Vicki Montague, the Free From Fairy


  • 1.3 kg beef brisket
  • 1 red onion roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp sea or rock salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp dried herbs
  • 100 ml water or stock
  • 70 ml cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • Good grind black pepper


  1. Place the oil and brisket into a large casserole dish and place over a medium heat on the hob
  2. Brown all sides of the beef before adding all the other ingredients
  3. Place the lid on the dish and put it into a pre-heated oven at 160 degrees C, 140 degrees fan oven for 3-4 hours, turning the beef once if you are around
  4. Once the time is up, remove from the oven and pull the beef apart with two forks
  5. Stir the beef into the sauce and serve with tortilla's and salad