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Enchilada-Style Orzo Tacos

  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 421 kcal

Give Taco Tuesday a new twist with these delicious meatless tacos, cooked in a slow cooker. Try the recipe now!


  • 1 small onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 to 2 bell peppers, diced
  • 1 (15 ounces) can diced tomatoes, no salt added
  • 1 (15 ounces) can black beans or pinto beans, no salt added, drained
  • 1 (15 ounces) can corn, no salt added
  • 1 (10 ounces) can green enchilada sauce
  • 1 (4.5 ounces) can green chilis
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, plain
  • 1 1/2 cups orzo pasta, cooked
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (colby jack)
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Corn or whole wheat tortillas, optional


  1. Combine the ingredients from onion through yogurt in a crockpot and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours or on high for 2 hours.
  2. Add orzo pasta.
  3. Serve with or without tortilla.
  4. Top with cheese and cilantro.
  5. Serves 4 to 5 people.
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Rosa Brown

Dietetic Intern