Monday, July 11, 2016

Corn & Black Bean Chicken Tacos

Happy Taco Tuesday! I love tacos and I love that you can get them for pretty much nothing on Tuesdays. But what I love doing even more is making my own, healthy tacos, using my own recipes. This week is no different and I have my fav chicken taco recipe to share. 
This is a super easy and delicious recipe that is sure to make your tummy, and the littles in your life, happy. I'm all about being efficient and keeping the mess to a minimum when it comes to cooking -ok, in all aspects of my life- and this dish plays to that. I use a crock pot for this dish, however, you can always slow cook chicken the same way on the stove. What I love most about these tacos are how spicy and juicy the chicken turns out. 

What you'll need:
  • 2-4 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup corn and black bean salsa
  • 1 package of corn tortillas 
  • 1 14oz can of black beans 
  • 1 cup of corn, canned or thawed if frozen
  • ground black pepper
  • chives
  • sliced limes
  • avocado or guacamole 

What you'll do:
  • In a crock pot, cook chicken breasts and salsa on high for two hours.
  • Once cooked, shred the chicken and stir.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine drained black beans, thawed corn, black pepper, and chives. Chill for 20 minutes.
  • Get your corn tortilla and put chicken, bean mix and additional salsa inside. 
  • Squeeze lime juice and add a dollop of avocado. 
  • Enjoy! 
How much do you love biting into a perfectly prepared taco? I know I'm truly satisfied when my whole family enjoys and actually eats what I make. And these tacos do the trick! Have a great week! 


19 comments:

  1. Simple and healthy, I love it! This recipe is right up my alley, thank you! :)

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  2. Yum! These look so good! There's nothing better than Taco Tuesday. :)

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  3. lovely healthy recipe
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  4. Street tacos are my absolute favorite!!!! Pinning!

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  5. Who doesn't love tacos?? I love that they are easy and there are hundreds of different options to keep them exciting!

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  6. Nice not to have heat up the kitchen. We love these kinds of meals.

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  7. I could eat tacos every night. YUM!

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  8. This recipe is making my mouth water! Hahaha. My boyfriend and I love going to get tacos but it would be so much fun to make them at home! I'll have to try this out. Thanks!

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  9. Yum! This recipe is exactly the type of food I crave all the time - love it!

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  10. We make something similar to this 2-3 times a month. It's so quick and easy...and fairly healthy too! Yours look absolutely delish! Mine wouldn't be pretty enough to photograph! lol

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  11. I could eat tacos all the time!! I love how simple they are to make and how many delicious combos are out there!

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  12. chicken tacos are my favvvvorite!! I could eat them all day every day! Oh, and crock pot. You sold me!

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  13. Oh these look SOOO good!!!!!
    XO Amanda | www.glitterandspice.com

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  14. That looks awesome. I'm so in! I've really been on a good taco kick lately.

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  15. I know some people that would gobble these right up!

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  16. This looks so delicious, I am going to have to make it real soon, with Tofu of course as I am a vegetarian.
    xx, Kusum | www.sveeteskapes.com

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  17. super simple and healthy too! Love to try it, Ashleigh...I always love black beans and salsa sauce.

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  18. These look amazing Ashleigh, I love anything that goes into a taco shell.
    Hope your weekend is great!

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