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Pulled Mexican Beef Recipe

Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Nut-free, Soya-free
5 from 3 votes
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


  • Place the oil and brisket into a large casserole dish and place over a medium heat on the hob
  • Brown all sides of the beef before adding all the other ingredients
  • 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
  • Once the time is up, remove from the oven and pull the beef apart with two forks
  • Stir the beef into the sauce and serve with tortilla's and salad