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SkinnyMS

Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

This slow cooker chili is full of whole ingredients that are both nutritious and tasty.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dinner, Soup
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, Kid-Friendly
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 222kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion diced
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless and skinless chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces (optional skinless, boneless thighs or a combination of breasts & thighs)
  • 14 1/2 ounce fire roasted tomatoes can - with liquid
  • 6 ounce tomato paste can
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth fat free, low sodium (optional vegetable broth or water)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 15 1/2 ounce cannellini or navy beans can - drained and rinsed
  • 15 1/2 ounce kidney beans can - drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine all the above ingredients in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 8 hours in a 4-6 quart slow cooker. Spoon into bowls and garnish with a little cheddar cheese and diced onion, if desired.

Notes

The chicken used in this recipe was raw when going in the slow cooker. If you already have cooked chicken, just add it about an hour before the end of cooking time.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 656mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5