Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken Dinner

Prep Time: 15 Min  |  Cook Time: 6 Hours  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 1090
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Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken Dinner
Prep Time
15 Min
Cook Time
6 Hours

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.

  • 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
  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.

Serving Size


*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 45.00g 69%
Sat. Fat 17.00g 85%
Mono Unsat. Fat 17.00g
Poly Unsat. Fat 6.00g
Cholesterol 250mg 83%
Sodium 2140mg 89%
Total Carbohydrate 70g 23%
Dietary Fiber 15g 60%
Sugars 10g
Protein 99g
Vitamin A 260RE
Vitamin C mg 130%
Calcium 78mg 50%
Iron 8mg 40%