Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Recipe

Makes 5 servings (1 tortilla, 3/4 cup filling per serving)

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lb. chicken breasts 
  • 1 pkg (35 g) low-sodium taco seasoning 
  • 1 jar (500 mL) salsa (homemade or store-bought) 
  • 5 whole wheat tortillas (8 inch)

Toppings:

  • Shredded lettuce or spinach 
  • Chopped tomatoes 
  • Black beans 
  • Avocado or guacamole 
  • Greek yogurt 
  • Shredded cheese
  • Cilantro

Preparation

  1. Add chicken to slow cooker and sprinkle evenly with taco seasoning. Add salsa and stir to combine. Cover and cook on low setting for 6-8 hours or high setting for 3 – 4 hours. 
  2. Using two forks, shred the chicken. Stir to combine with salsa in slow cooker. 
  3. Spoon mixture down the center of tortillas and add desired toppings. Serve immediately. Enjoy! 

 

Nutritional analysis per serving (without toppings): 351 calories, 7 g fat, 35 g protein, 36 g carbohydrate (32 g available carbohydrate), 4 g fiber, 976 mg sodium

My Viva Plan® Servings (without toppings): 2 grains, 5 proteins, 1 vegetable