3 INGREDIENT CROCKPOT TACO CHICKEN

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1.25-ounce packet low-sodium taco seasoning (see note)
  • 1 16-ounce jar of your favorite salsa
  • For serving: tortillas or taco shells and your choice of optional toppings, such as shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, shredded cheese, black beans, corn, chopped avocados or guacamole, reduced-fat sour cream, and hot sauce

Directions

  1. Place chicken in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Sprinkle taco seasoning over chicken.
  3. Pour salsa on top.
  4. Cook on low (for 6-8 hours) or high (for 4 hours).
  5. Just before serving, use two forks to shred the chicken.
  6. Stir to evenly distribute salsa throughout chicken.
  7. Serve immediately with desired toppings.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is about 4 oz chicken with taco shell and toppings of choice
Each serving = 5 Smart Points
PER SERVING: 179calories; 10.9g fat; 2.9g saturated fat; 15.3g carbohydrate; 2.6g sugar; 7g protein; 3.4g fiber

We recommend avoiding taco seasoning mixes that contain MSG. Also, there are differences in the amounts of sodium (and other ingredients) in various brands, so it’s a good idea to read the nutrition information for the brands offered at your store.