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Crockpot Black Bean Tacos

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We jazzed up these chicken tacos with black beans and corn then tossed it all in the slow cooker for maximum flavor and ease. These will be your new Taco Tuesday favorite.

Crockpot Black Bean Tacos

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: black beans, chicken, crockpot, gluten-free, Tacos
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 482kcal


  • 1 medium onion
  • 15 ounce black beans, canned
  • 2 pound chicken thigh, boneless, skinless
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 cup corn, frozen
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 medium tortillas, corn
  • 1 medium tomato, red
  • 2 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 ounce cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup salsa

Serve With

  • 2 medium apple


  • Thinly slice onion and place  in the bottom of a crockpot. Drain and rinse beans.
  • Rub chicken thighs with salt and pepper then lay them on top of the onions.
  • Add the beans, corn, and 1 cup salsa to the chicken, then sprinkle with cumin and paprika.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours until chicken is cooked through and shreds easily with a fork.
  • Before serving, heat a dry skillet over high heat. Add tortillas–cooking one at at time–and heat about 20 seconds per side until just beginning to brown. Wrap in foil and place in a 200° F oven to keep warm.
  • When ready to eat, fill each tortilla with chicken and black bean mixture. Top with diced tomato, shredded lettuce, sour cream, cheese and salsa, if desired. Serve with apple slices.
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Calories: 482kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 1161mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 16g

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