5/1/2014

Cinco de Mayo - Slow Cooker Barbacoa Lamb Sliders

Cooking time: 6 hours

Ingredients

-  3 pounds Where Food Comes From(R) source verified Shepherd’s Pride lamb shoulder, boneless or bone-in
-  2 dried Ancho chiles
-  2 chipotle chilis, dried or canned
-  1 tablespoon paprika
-  2 teaspoons oregano
-  1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
-  5 garlic cloves
-  1/2 cup vegetable oil
-  1 cup water

-  Slider buns
-  Avocado slices
-  Cherry tomatoes
-  Jalapenos

Directions

Add chiles, paprika, oregano, cinnamon, garlic, oil and water in a blender and blend until smooth. Place chili mixture and lamb into a slow cooker. Cook on high for 6 hours or until meat is tender and falling apart. Serve with slider buns, avocado, cherry tomatoes and jalapenos.

Cinco de Mayo recipe and photo courtesy of Hott Mama in the City at http://www.hottmamainthecity.com/

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