Cheesy Chicken Taco Dip Recipe

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Cheesy Chicken Taco Dip Recipe
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Cheesy Chicken Taco Dip Recipe

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We're huge college football fans (go Irish!), and my chicken taco dip hasn't missed a season opener in 14 years and counting. A slow cooker lets us keep the dip warm for the whole game—if it lasts that long! —Deanna Garretson, Yucaipa, California
Recommended: Slow Cooker Superstars
MAKES:
32 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours 10 min.
MAKES:
32 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 1 can (30 ounces) refried beans
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

In a greased 3- or 4-qt. slow cooker, mix salsa and beans. Top with chicken; sprinkle with taco seasoning. Cook, covered, on low until chicken is tender, 3-4 hours.
Remove chicken; shred finely using two forks. Return to slow cooker; stir in cheese. Cook, covered, on low until cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
To serve, top with green onions, tomato and cilantro. Serve with chips. Yield: 8 cups
Health Tip: Skip the chips and serve with crunch celery sticks for a lighter bite.
Originally published as Cheesy Chicken Taco Dip in Simple & Delicious June/July 2017

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup dip: 82 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 238mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 1 can (30 ounces) refried beans
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Tortilla chips
  1. In a greased 3- or 4-qt. slow cooker, mix salsa and beans. Top with chicken; sprinkle with taco seasoning. Cook, covered, on low until chicken is tender, 3-4 hours.
  2. Remove chicken; shred finely using two forks. Return to slow cooker; stir in cheese. Cook, covered, on low until cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. To serve, top with green onions, tomato and cilantro. Serve with chips. Yield: 8 cups
Health Tip: Skip the chips and serve with crunch celery sticks for a lighter bite.
Originally published as Cheesy Chicken Taco Dip in Simple & Delicious June/July 2017

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rena 55 User ID: 1935799 269555
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2017

"Delicious! Will be a great addition to our party tables this year."

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