3 easy, 10-minute recipes using the SAME chicken taco leftovers! Includes recipe printable, from FunCheapOrFree.com

Well, hey there Taco Tuesday! And Cinco De Mayo! And Foodie Tuesday! (…if you remember it from when I used to be good about blogging consistently…) In celebration of this explosion of special occasions today, I thought I would share a super quick tip with you. These are 3 of my favorite BEYOND EASY recipes, all using the same chicken taco leftovers. I'm calling it Taco Twosday…because it's just that awesome.

Check out the 2 minute video below or watch it online, then come on back here for the free printable recipes and additional details:

See how easy that is?

If you are throwing out leftovers, you might as well be tossing dollars straight in the trash. With a little creativity and a few alternate ingredients, you really can repurpose those leftovers that you would otherwise be sick of eating! Here's a rundown of the 3 recipes I made:

Day 1: SOFT CHICKEN TACOS

3 easy, 10-minute recipes using the SAME chicken taco leftovers! Includes recipe printable, from FunCheapOrFree.com

CHICKEN TACO INGREDIENTS

  • Chicken Breasts (2)
  • Salsa to taste – I usually use between 1-2 cups
  • 1 Can black beans, rinsed
  • 1 Can corn, drained
  • Taco seasoning to taste
  • Flour tortillas
  • Sour cream
  • Cilantro
  • Tomato
  • Avocado
  • Other taco toppings you enjoy

DIRECTIONS

Place chicken in a greased slow cooker. Mix together salsa, black beans, corn, and taco seasoning. Pour over chicken. Cook on low 5 hours or until chicken is fully cooked. Shred chicken with 2 forks, then place back in slow cooker for another 30-60 minutes to simmer in the juices. Serve on flour tortillas and top with your favorite taco toppings!

Day 2: CHICKEN TAQUITOS

3 easy, 10-minute recipes using the SAME chicken taco leftovers! Includes recipe printable, from FunCheapOrFree.com

INGREDIENTS

  • Shredded chicken taco filling from Day 1
  • Corn tortillas
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salsa
  • Ranch

DIRECTIONS

Warm package of tortillas in the microwave for 20 seconds so they don’t rip when handling them. Put a line of shredded cheese in the center of the tortilla. Top cheese with desired amount of chicken filling.  Roll up the tortilla, place seam-side down on a cooking sheet. Spray tops with cooking spray. Bake on low broil for a few minutes until slightly browned and crispy. Watch carefully so they don’t burn!!!!! It will only take a minute or two for them to brown. Dip in a mixture of ½ salsa, ½ ranch.

Day 3: SOUTHWEST CHICKEN SALAD

3 easy, 10-minute recipes using the SAME chicken taco leftovers! Includes recipe printable, from FunCheapOrFree.com

INGREDIENTS

  • Remaining chicken taco filling from day 1
  • Lettuce
  • Southwest salad toppings of choice (black beans, tomato, cilantro, avocado, corn, tortilla strips, olives, green onion, etc.)
  • Salsa/Ranch dressing leftover from Day 2 OR cilantro lime dressing (take the cilantro lime chicken recipe and blend it with enough ranch dressing to get your desired consistency)

DIRECTIONS

Create a salad of desired fresh ingredients. Heat chicken filling in the microwave, top salad with chicken. Drizzle salsa/ranch dressing from day 2, or create cilantro lime dressing (take the cilantro lime chicken recipe and blend it with enough ranch dressing to get your desired consistency).

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Enjoy!

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