13 Scrumptious Slow Cooker Tacos for Tuesday’s Dinner
Having a collection of simple go-to weeknight meals is crucial, but after a while certain dishes lose their appeal; there are only so many ways we can get creative with one-pot pastas and sheet pan dinners. Thankfully, the solution is simple — throw some slow cooker tacos into your rotation! These 13 recipes will simmer away all day so you can come home to taco perfection EVERY Tuesday.
Slow Cooker Chipotle Honey Pulled Pork Tacos: Add some sweet to your heat by bringing honey and smokey chipotle together in these mouthwatering pulled pork tacos. (via Whitney Bond)
Leftover Turkey Tacos: Who doesn't love a recipe that uses up leftovers? Simmering turkey, beer, adobo sauce, and salsa in a slow cooker results in an easy weeknight meal and tender taco perfection. (via This Healthy Table)
Slow Cooker Ancho Coffee Shredded Beef: Coffee fanatics will *swoon* over these deeply flavored tacos stuffed with tender slow-cooked chuck roast, punchy chipotles, finely ground coffee, and maple syrup. (via Host the Toast)
Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tacos With Texas Caviar: You'll kick regular ol' salsa to the curb after topping your BBQ chicken tacos with a refreshing blend of corn kernels, black beans, tomatoes, peppers, and onions. (via Climbing Grier Mountain)
Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Chicken Tacos: By slow-cooking chicken with apples and cranberries, this recipe gives us the seasonal spin on tacos we've been waiting for. For an extra kick, smother them with a spicy cranberry salsa. (via Crumb Top Baking)
Juicy and Tender Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos: Saying this recipe is flavor-packed would be an understatement with its spicy orange marinade, melt-in-your-mouth pork, tangy onions, crumbled cotija cheese, and fresh cilantro. (via A Communal Table)
Low-Carb Cheesy Chicken Tacos: It's a good day when you can say the words "low-carb" and "taco" in the same breath — especially when it comes to these dreamy, cheesy slow-cooked chicken tacos. (via Kalyn's Kitchen)
Slow Cooker Jackfruit Tacos: Vegans don't have to miss out on slow-cooked deliciousness, and these jackfruit tacos prove it with a tender and meaty texture that even omnivores will love. (via The Foodie Physician)
Slow Cooker Beef Tacos: For some extra crunch, these slow-cooked beef tacos are laid onto tortillas with pepperoncini and peppery radishes before getting drizzled with spicy Sriracha mayo. (via Stuck on Sweet)
Slow Cooker Spicy Shredded Mexican Chicken: Chicken simmers in crushed tomatoes, chipotles, and aromatic spices for hours before being wedged into soft tortillas and topped with your faves, like queso fresco and cilantro. (via Host the Toast)
Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos: This slow cooker taco wonder is also freezer-friendly to make your life THAT much easier. Top with crispy red cabbage, radishes, and plain Greek yogurt for a healthy spin. (via Sweet Peas and Saffron)
Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas Tacos: Get messy with these colorful, perfectly seasoned chicken tacos topped with juicy tomatoes, red onions, cotija cheese, and fresh homemade crema. (via The Charming Detroiter)
Slow Cooker Sriracha Mango Chicken Tacos: When your winter days need a brightly flavored pick-me-up, these delicious tacos will do the trick with chunks of mango, coconut milk, lime juice, and some fiery Sriracha. (via Byte Sized Nutrition)
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Born in Canada and now living in the beautiful state of North Carolina, Dana is a coffee-reliant food writer with a healthy appetite, a taste for culinary adventure, a thirst for good beers, and an endless hunger for food photography. When not writing for Brit + Co, she can be found pouring herself into her blog-turned-webzine, Killing Thyme, or taste-testing at local breweries with her husband. Dana's ideal down time includes pizza, marathoning on Netflix, or watching her fave flicks from the 80s and 90s - no matter how great or awful they are!