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Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken Dinner Recipe

Prep Time: 15 Min  |  Cook Time: 6 Hours  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 1090
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Prep Time
15 Min
Cook Time
6 Hours
Servings
4
Calories
1090

This super easy slow cooker dinner is loaded with flavor. You’ll love the smells that fill your home when you walk in the door after a long day. For a vegetarian option, eliminate the chorizo and chicken and substitute squash or zucchini.

Ingredients
  • 1 can (15 oz.) fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (10.5 oz.) cream of chicken soup
  • ½ cup brown rice, uncooked
  • ½ cup salsa verde
  • 1 cup diced bell peppers
  • 3 oz. chorizo sausage, casing removed
  • ½ tsp. ground oregano
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Traditional Cut
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup avocado, cubed
Directions
  1. In a 4 quart slow cooker, combine tomatoes and next 9 ingredients. Stir with a large spoon until chorizo is broken into sauce.
  2. Add chicken breast and spoon mixture over chicken.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or until chicken is tender.
  4. Bring chicken to the top with a serving spoon, then sprinkle cheese over the top.
  5. Spoon into shallow bowls. Serve topped with chopped cilantro and avocado.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1090
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45 grams
Saturated Fat 17 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 17 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 6 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 70 grams
Dietary Fiber 15 grams
Total Sugars 10 grams
Protein 99 grams
Vitamin A 260RE
Vitamin C 130%
Calcium 78mg 50%
Iron 8mg 40%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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