Total Time
7hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 7 hrs

A great crock pot recipe that I adapted from Pillsbury.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add chicken thighs to a 4 quart slow cooker.
  2. Sprinkle with taco seasoning.
  3. Sprinkle chopped chiles on top of chicken.
  4. In a bowl, add tomato sauce, cumin, and coriander seed; stir to combine.
  5. Pour mixture over the top of the chicken.
  6. Top with beans.
  7. Cover, cook on LOW for 7 hours.
  8. Remove chicken from crock pot and set aside.
  9. Mash beans with a potato masher (Doesn't have to be perfectly smooth, we like some chunks of beans).
  10. Shred chicken and return to slow cooker; stir to mix well.
  11. To assemble taco: spoon about 3 tablespoons of chicken filling into each taco shell; then add 1 tablespoon cheese and lettuce, then add 2 teaspoons sour cream and salsa.
  12. Enjoy.


Most Helpful

this was really good. my dh said it is a definite repeat; he isn't a huge fan of the multitude of creamy chicken recipes. ;) i didn't have cannellini beans but looked it up and read great northern beans can be used instead. they were a good substitute- i didn't put them in until the very end b/c they are already a soft bean. i also added a little salsa (the chicken was getting a little dry) and lime (had it on hand). thanks for the recipe!

gnet March 07, 2010

This was excellent! I used chicken breasts because I'm not a huge fan of dark meat !

nygalcooking December 31, 2008

These Chicken and Bean Tacos were excellent. The crock pot chicken is juicy and so full of flavor. The next time this recipe is made, I will add more chicken so I have plenty left-over chicken to enjoy. Also, I really liked the mashed cannellini beans so I will be adding 2 cans next time. I think pinto beans would also be good in this recipe. Thanks for sharing this recipe. Made for My 3 Chefs Fall 2008.

CarolAT November 22, 2008

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