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shrimp taco recipe with fire roasted tomatoes

Crock Pot Fire Roasted Tomato Shrimp Tacos


  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

These Crock Pot Fire Roasted Tomato Shrimp Tacos are easy to make and full of Mexican-inspired flavor for a healthy meal everyone will love. Serve them in gluten free tortillas! 


Ingredients

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  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed (fresh or frozen then thawed) (see notes below for fresh shrimp)
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil (or avocado oil)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped (about 1/2 to 2/3 cup)
  • 14.5 ounce can fire roasted stewed tomatoes (diced work best)
  • 1/2 cup chunky salsa
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder or ancho chili powder (see notes for substitutes)
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika or cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro (extra for plating)
  • Optional toppings – chopped green onion, sour cream, avocado, jalapeño pepper, etc.
  • Tortillas to serve (gluten free corn tortillas or grain free low carb tortillas)

Instructions

 

Notes

Filling Tips  – For thick taco filling be sure to use a chunky salsa with lots of vegetables, not a pureed or restaurant style salsa. If you don’t have chili powder, you may use a taco seasoning or other Mexican seasoning of choice. Be sure there are no added gluten-containing ingredients.

Storage/Meal Prep Tips – If not serving right away, let the shrimp taco filling cool then store in an airtight container in fridge for up to 3 to 4 days. To reheat, warm taco filling on medium low on stove top or place back in slow cooker on warm setting. For instant pot version, see blog post. 

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 120 minutes
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Mexican-American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 taco
  • Calories: 115
  • Sugar: 2.5g
  • Sodium: 240mg
  • Fat: 2.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 130mg

Keywords: shrimp, tacos, gluten free, slow cooker, Mexican, fish tacos, seafood