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Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili

slow-cooker cheesy chicken enchilada chili Entree
Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 4 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

It’s a little bit enchilada, a little bit chili and a whole lot of yummy! ...MORE+ LESS-

April 18, 2018

Ingredients

1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
can (15.2 oz) whole kernel sweet corn, drained, rinsed
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ mild enchilada sauce
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
2
cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)
Chopped green onions and sour cream, if desired
4
cups tortilla chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix chicken, corn, beans, enchilada sauce and taco seasoning mix. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 hours or High heat setting 4 hours.
  • 2
    Stir in 1 cup of the cheese. Top with green onions and sour cream. Top with remaining cheese; serve with tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

  • Try 4-cheese Mexican shredded cheese blend instead of the Colby-Monterey Jack.
  • Make nachos! Use a slotted spoon to top the chips with the chili. Instead of stirring in cheese, sprinkle it all on top at the end.
  • Gone for more than 8 hours? Try this recipe overnight! Check out our tip sheet for more slow-cooker secrets.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
710
Calories from Fat
300
% Daily Value
Total Fat
33g
51%
Saturated Fat
14g
71%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
190mg
63%
Sodium
1640mg
68%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
3g
Protein
51g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • You only need 10 minutes to prep this dinner classic! Our chicken enchilada chili is equal parts delicious and satisfying. The mix of black beans, taco seasoning and enchilada sauce brings a fiesta of flavors to your slow cooker. For the main protein, we use cut-up boneless chicken thighs. Fun fact: chicken thighs are often more affordable than chicken breasts, and they pack just as much flavor (if not more!). By preparing this dish in the slow cooker, you have a few hours to spend with your family while it simmers. Like the slow-cooker life? Check out these slow-cooker recipes. Say you’re a chili novice—have no fear! We’ve got a step-by-step chili guide just for you. Or, try one of these chili recipes this weekend.

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