|(Photos from Skinnytaste.)|
If the weather is heating up where you live, it's time to get serious about Slow Cooker Summer Dinners. Of course if you've been following this site for a while you already know that for the next three months I'll be sharing crock pot meals that are good when the weather is hot, and this Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Black Bean Taco Salad from Skinnytaste sounds perfect for summer. There are only a few ingredients to get into the slow cooker, and the salad is served with a yummy-sounding Zesty Avocado Cilantro Buttermilk Dressing that sounds like a flavorful cool topping to a salad like this. Gina's site gives Weight Watcher's Points for the recipe, and as she says, you won't miss the tortillas!
Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
- Skinless and boneless chicken breasts
- taco seasoning
- ground cumin
- black beans
- chunky salsa
- For serving: chopped romaine or red leaf lettuce, reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, Zesty Avocado Cilantro Buttermilk Dressing (recipe linked.)
Get complete instructions for Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Black Bean Taco Salad from Skinnytaste.
Ten More Ideas with Southwestern Summer Dinners in the CrockPot:
Vegan Brown Rice Mexican Bowl with Black Beans, Bell Peppers, and Poblano-Avocado Salsa from Kalyn's Kitchen
Tomatillo Chicken and Black Bean Tacos from The Perfect Pantry
Three Bean Salsa Chicken and Rice from Amanda's Cookin'
Tex-Mex Chicken from Taste and Tell
Taco Chicken Bowls from Budget Bytes
Sweet Barbacoa Pork from Skinnytaste
Spicy Barbacoa Soft Tacos from Bev Cooks
Shredded Beef Tacos with Spicy Slaw and Avocado from Kalyn's Kitchen
Paleo Chile-Rubbed Pork Lettuce Wrap Tacos from Everyday Maven
Shredded Beef for Tacos, Burritos, Nachos, or Tostadas from Elly Says Opa!