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Dinner
Apr
26
2018

Cheesy Bean and Chicken Tacos

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Sharing my Cheesy Bean and Chicken Tacos today!

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It’s always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you quick and easy Mexican style dinner recipes.  This quick fix taco makes the perfect weeknight dinner.  Simple ingredients that you are likely to have on hand.  Hope you enjoy!!

Cheesy Bean and Chicken Tacos

Having my favorite Old El Paso products stocked in my pantry sure makes my life easier when I’m scrambling to make dinner during the busy week.

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For this taco, I used the Old El Paso Black Bean Refried Beans to layer on the bottom of the taco shells.

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Layered my seasoned chicken on top.

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I topped each taco with extra shredded cheddar cheese.

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Stick the tacos under the broiler for a few minutes and dinner is done!  Hope you enjoy!

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Cheesy Bean and Chicken Tacos

Cheesy Bean and Chicken Tacos 7Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 5 min | Total time: 20 min

Ingredients

  • 15 ounce can Old El Paso Black Bean Refried Beans
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 2 teaspoons Old El Paso Taco Seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup prepared mild salsa
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce or spinach leaves
  • 6 sprigs fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Place your refried beans into a small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring to soften. When hot, place a spoonful of beans into the bottom of 6 taco shells.
  2. Place cooked chicken, taco seasoning, lime juice and salsa into a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir to combine. When hot, spoon chicken into taco shells over the bean layer.
  3. Top chicken with 1/4 cup of shredded cheese and place tacos under oven’s broiler for just a couple minutest to melt cheese. Remove, garnish with shredded lettuce and cilantro sprigs.

Makes 6 Servings

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    It looks so good! Thank you for sharing the recipe! Gotta try it soon!

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    Such a great post to know different useful information.


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