Chicken-Bean Tacos

Come home to a delicious Mexican-style dinner-Spicy chicken and beans, slow cooked to serve with sour cream and salsa topped tacos!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 7 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/4
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
3
tablespoons taco seasoning mix (from 1.25-oz package)
1
can (4.5 oz) chopped green chiles
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon coriander seed, crushed
1
can (19 oz) cannellini beans, drained
2
packages (4.6 oz each) taco shells (24 shells total)
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
1 1/2
cups shredded lettuce
1
container (8 oz) sour cream
1
cup chunky-style salsa
  • 1 In 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, place chicken thighs. Sprinkle with taco seasoning mix. Top with chiles. In medium bowl, mix tomato sauce, cumin and coriander seed. Pour over top. Top with beans.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 3 Remove chicken from slow cooker; place on cutting board. Mash beans in slow cooker. Shred chicken with 2 forks; return to slow cooker, and mix well.
  • 4 To serve, spoon about 3 tablespoons chicken mixture into each taco shell. Top each with 1 tablespoon cheese, 1 tablespoon lettuce, 2 teaspoons sour cream and 2 teaspoons salsa.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    710mg
    710%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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