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Cheesy Bean and Chicken Tacos 7

Cheesy Bean and Chicken Tacos

These easy Cheesy Bean and Chicken Tacos are perfect for busy taco lovers. Loaded with chicken, beans, salsa, cheese, and more mouth-watering ingredients!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword bean tacos, best chicken taco recipe, best chicken tacos, chicken taco recipe, easy chicken taco recipe, easy chicken tacos, homemade tacos, mexican dinner idea
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 384kcal


  • Stove


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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


Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 856mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 800IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 313mg | Iron: 2.1mg