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Slow Cooker Barbecued Beans & Chicken Joes

These oh-so-delicious chicken joes are combined with barbecued beans to create a super yummy and family-friendly meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, dairy-free, High Protein, Kid-Friendly, Slow Cooker
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 315kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.


  • 1 pound lean ground chicken ground turkey can also be used
  • 1 onion small, diced
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 15 ounces pinto beans can, drained
  • 15 ounces great northern beans can, drained
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar less to taste
  • 1/2 cup ketchup recipe
  • 6 whole-wheat buns optional gluten-free buns


  • In a large skillet cook ground chicken and onion over medium heat, breaking up chicken with a fork as it cooks. Cook just until chicken begins to lose its pink color, drain off fat and add to the slow cooker.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Cover, cook on low heat 6 to 8 hours.
  • Fast Slow Cooker Prep Option: Add uncooked ground chicken to slow cooker, break up with a fork, add remaining ingredients and cook 7-9 hours on low.
  • Stove Top Method: Cooked ground over medium-high heat, breaking up with a fork as it cooks. Drain off any fat. Add the remaining ingredients and cook for 10 minutes or until heated through.
  • Serve over wheat buns.


Serving: 1cup & 1 bun | Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 204mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 16g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5