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Brisket Tacos

Brisket Tacos are my favorite for any day of the week! Smoky brisket loaded up with my favorite Tex-Mex toppings is over the top amazing! Kick Taco Tuesday up a notch with leftover brisket!

I could eat tacos every day of the week and if I had to choose just one type of cuisine to eat the rest of my days it would be Mexican food for sure.

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Brisket Tacos Recipe ~ Easy meal for entertaining and feeding a crowd from MissintheKitchen.com #recipe #beef #brisket #tacosBrisket Tacos

Here I sit with my very own recipe site and if you ask me what my favorite food is, I’m going to tell you tacos. So I’ve decided it was time to share my favorite taco recipe with y’all!

My husband is an expert at smoking a brisket and we have been smoking one every few weeks. Mostly we just slice and eat it, sometimes with a bit of Dr Pepper Barbecue Sauce or we will have Brisket Nachos but my favorite way to enjoy it is Brisket Tacos!

Beef Brisket for Brisket Tacos ~ Easy dinner for taco night! Recipe at MissintheKitchen.com #recipe #tacos

Smoky beef brisket piled in a crunchy corn taco shell and topped with loads of cheddar cheese, sour cream, homemade salsa, green onions and cilantro, it just doesn’t get any better.

Brisket Tacos Recipe made with leftover smoked brisket for the most delicious taco night ever! From MissintheKitchen.com #recipe #brisket #beef #tacosIf you aren’t a brisket smoking pro, you can totally pick it up at your local barbecue joint.

I love brisket for feeding a crowd and it’s definitely one of my family’s favorites. We will often have brisket for holidays even though it’s not necessarily traditional. It’s just so tender and delicious.

The best smoked Brisket Tacos from MissintheKitchen.com #tacos #brisket

So are you planning a big Super Bowl party? These Brisket Tacos are going to steal the whole show. Best thing is if you pick up brisket from your local barbecue place, these come together in a snap!

If you are loving the low- carb tacos, check out these zucchini tortillas and I am craving a batch of this queso for my next taco night! Brisket Tacos Recipe is the perfect way to enjoy that leftover smoked brisket! From MissintheKitchen.com


  • Smoked (or slow cooked) Brisket – shredded or chopped – add to a hot skillet
  • Add Beef Broth or Water
  • Add Granulated Garlic, Chili Powder, Ground Cumin and Salt and cook until heated through.
  • Serve with Taco Shells, Shredded Cheese, Green Onions, Cilantro, Salsa or Pico de Gallo, Sour Cream and Easy Guacamole.

Brisket Tacos are an easy dinner for entertaining or the big game. #recipe found at MissintheKitchen.com

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How To Choose A Beef Brisket:

When I’m picking out a brisket, I really like to get one that is trimmed but still has a decent amount of fat. The fat really adds to the flavor, tenderness and juiciness of the meat. Nobody likes a dry brisket!

Easy Brisket Tacos are perfect to feed a crowd ~ Recipe from MissintheKitchen.com

Beef brisket is really not hard to cook but the key is low and slow. I have roasted them in the oven and I’ve cooked them in the crock pot too.

My favorite method is for my husband to smoke it for a few hours and then finish it really slow in the oven. Here’s our Easy Smoked Brisket with a step by step recipe we put together for y’all! I bet it will become your favorite too!

My favorite Brisket Tacos Recipe from missinthekitchen.com #tacos

I just can’t get enough of these brisket tacos and I’ve started serving them with Mexican Corn  or Velveeta Cheese Dip for an easy side dish.

If you love these Brisket Tacos, you will also love my Brisket Taquitos and these Chimichangas! We also love Grilled Chicken Fajitas and this Chicken Fajita Salad when we are craving Mexican food. 

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Brisket Tacos

Brisket Tacos

Brisket Tacos are my favorite for any day of the week! Smoky brisket loaded up with my favorite Tex-Mex toppings is over the top amazing! Kick Taco Tuesday up a notch with leftover brisket!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 pound cooked beef brisket, shredded or chopped
  • 1/4 cup beef broth or water
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground chili powder
  • 10-12 corn taco shells or flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheese - cheddar or colby jack
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • Salsa, Sour Cream, Cilantro for garnish


Place a skillet over medium- high heat. When skillet is hot, add brisket, broth or water and seasonings. Stir until well combined. Cook 8-10 minutes or until heated through.

Meanwhile heat taco shells.

Fill taco shells with brisket and top with cheese, and desired garnishes.

Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 882Total Fat: 43gSaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 153mgSodium: 1304mgFiber: 4gSugar: 4gProtein: 52g

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