Slow-Cooker Chicken-Nacho Cheese Tacos

Tacos couldn't get easier than this! With three ingredients plus delicious cheesy taco shells, these will come together in no time and disappear even quicker from the dinner table.
Prep 15 Minutes
Total Time 4 Hours 15 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 packet (1 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or water
  • 8 taco shells from 1 box (5.4 oz) Old El Paso™ Bold Nacho Cheese Flavored Taco Shells (10 Count), warmed
  • Make it FRESH toppings, if desired (see below)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Place chicken in 3-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with taco seasoning mix. Pour broth over top.
  2. Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours, or on Low heat setting 8 hours.
  3. After cooking, remove chicken from slow cooker; shred on plate. Return to cooker; stir into juices. Divide chicken among warm shells; add desired fresh toppings.

Expert Tips

  • Ideas for Make it FRESH toppings: guacamole, sour cream, salsa, shredded lettuce, fresh lime wedges.
  • Slow cookers are a great time-saver on busy days. To help get dinner on the table even quicker, gather toppings and fresh condiments for the tacos in the morning when starting slow cooker. Dinner will be that much easier!


  • 1 Taco Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 60);  Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 35mg;  Sodium 470mg;  Potassium 115mg;  Total Carbohydrate 11g (Dietary Fiber 1g ,Sugars 0g);  Protein 14g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 4%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 0%;  Iron 4%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  2 Very Lean Meat;  1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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