Crock Pot Chicken Chili

[ 2 ] January 23, 2014 |

Crock Pot Chicken Chili

Brrr! It’s cold outside! When the weather becomes chilly, there’s nothing more comforting than a nice warm bowl of chili.

You can make this Crock Pot Chicken Chili in no time, and the slow cooker is so convenient for busy days. Simply throw all of the ingredients in the slow cooker before leaving for work or school, and when you come back home…say “ahh.” When you open the door, your senses can’t mistake the fact that a delicious and satisfying dinner is ready to be served.

Crock Pot Chicken Chili

Ready for the magic? It all starts with colorful bell peppers, some beans, tomatoes, easy boneless chicken breasts, and a crock pot. I close my eyes and imagine this delicious Crock Pot Chicken Chili recipe with all the flavors of the cumin, paprika, and chili powder. I open my eyes, mix all the ingredients, and turn on the magic appliance.

 

I come back from work and dinner is ready—all simmering in one scrumptious pot. And I love how my house is filled with the aroma of a delicious, healthy dinner ready and waiting.

Crock Pot Chicken Chili

Like magic.

By the way, if you have the time you can choose to cook dry beans instead of using canned beans. Dried, cooked beans retain their shape better. If using canned beans for their convenience—and everybody can use a little convenience—make sure you rinse them very well.

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Crock Pot Chicken Chili
 
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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 2 16-oz cans of any beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 8-oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 28-oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish
Instructions
  1. Combine garlic, onions, peppers, beans, tomato sauce, cumin, paprika, chili powder, and diced tomatoes in a slow cooker.
  2. Place chicken breasts on top and cover.
  3. Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours
  4. Before serving, remove the chicken and shred. Return chicken to slow cooker and stir in. Garnish with cilantro.
Marie Poulin
Marie Poulin is a passionate food blogger and professional personal chef who enjoys sharing her healthy, inventive, recipes. You can find her on social media and subscribe to her blog to receive instant blog updates and receive a free ebook, Tasty Quinoa Recipes!

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Category: Healthy Choices, Main Dishes

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  1. I just talked to my son in Atlanta and he said, “Mom, it’s going to be 5 below zero here tonight and I’m freezin’ my nuts off.” Okay maybe that’s too graphic but he’d be much better with a bowl or two of this wonderful chili!

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