Slow Cooker Healthy Taco Casserole

Slow Cooker Healthy Taco Casserole

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 334 kcal
Author Slow Cooker Gourmet


  • 1 pound 96/4 Extra Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 small Yellow Onion diced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 Yellow or Orange Bell Pepper diced
  • 5 cups Shredded Collard Greens
  • 1 cup Beef Broth
  • 1 pint Sugar Plum Grape Tomatoes halved
  • 15 oz can Black Beans
  • 18 oz Tomato Sauce with Roasted Garlic
  • 3 tablespoons Homemade Taco Seasoning
  • 10 Corn Tortillas (I used extra thin)
  • 6 oz Sharp Cheddar Cheese


  1. Brown ground beef in skillet over medium high heat until fully cooked, drain any excess grease
  2. Add onions and peppers and let saute for 2-3 minutes until slightly softened
  3. Add collard greens and stir well to combine and wilt greens
  4. Add broth and cover and let simmer for 5 minutes or until greens are wilted
  5. Remove cover and let simmer until broth fully reduced
  6. Remove from heat and stir in tomatoes, beans, sauce, and taco seasoning
  7. Stack half of the tortillas and cut them into thin strips and then into bit sized pieces
  8. Stir them into beef mixture
  9. Spray slow cooker with non-stick spray and add casserole mixture
  10. Top with cheese
  11. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 until veggies and beans are fully cooked and tender

Recipe Notes

I cooked this on high in my 3.5 quart casserole slow cooker for 3 hours.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Healthy Taco Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 334 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 918mg 38%
Potassium 939mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 6g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 62.6%
Vitamin C 74.4%
Calcium 27.5%
Iron 22.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.