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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 334kcal


  • 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


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


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


Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 918mg | Potassium: 939mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3130IU | Vitamin C: 61.4mg | Calcium: 275mg | Iron: 4.1mg