Slow-Cooker Creamy Chicken and Green Chile Tacos

Prep Time: 20 Min.
Total Time:4 Hr. 20 Min.
Servings: 8


  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 ¼ lb)
  • 1 can (14 ½ oz) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El PasoTM taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El PasoTM chopped green chiles
  • 4 oz. plain cream cheese
  • 8 Old El PasoTM Taco BoatsTM Soft Flour Tortillas
  • Make it FRESH toppings, as desired


These taco ‘boats’ are incredibly delicious and super easy thanks to the work of a slow cooker.

1 serving 1 Taco Calories 240 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 4 ½g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 60mg, Sodium 630mg, Total Carbohydrate 17g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g), Protein 18g; % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 6%; Calcium 6%; Iron 8%; Exchanges: ½ Starch; 0 Fruit; ½ Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 ½ Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 ½ Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken breasts in slow cooker. Cover with tomatoes, taco seasoning mix and chiles. Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 ½ hours or on Low heat setting 7 hours. Shred chicken. Place cream cheese over chicken. Cover; cook 30 minutes longer.
  2. Meanwhile, heat tortillas and prepare toppings. Stir chicken mixture; portion into tortillas, and serve with toppings.

Recipe Tips

  • Ideas for Make it FRESH toppings: pickled red onion, Avocados From MexicoTM diced avocado, diced tomatoes, sour cream, chopped fresh cilantro leaves.