Whether you call this creamy dish a chili or hearty chicken stew, it’s definitely a winner.

With little prep time and next to no cleanup, this comfort dish is a perfect meal when you have a busy week ahead. Choose hot or mild chilies depending on your preference (we like a can of each).

Can I prep this ahead to simplify my morning? 

Yes! Food prep doesn’t need to be mega creative or time-consuming. Instead, it should be practical and something that simplifies healthy eating. This slow-cooked Creamy Southwest Chicken Chili recipe can be prepped the night before by adding all the slow cooker ingredients to your slow cooker dish, covering the dish and refrigerating overnight. In the morning, cook as directed.

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Creamy Southwest Chicken Chili (Slow Cooker)


  • Course: ,
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 to 8 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours, 10 minutes to 8 hours, 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x

Description

Whether you call this creamy dish a chili or hearty chicken stew, it’s definitely a winner. With little prep time and next to no cleanup, this comfort dish is a perfect meal when you have a busy week ahead. Choose hot or mild chilies depending on your preference (we like a can of each).


Ingredients

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Main Ingredients:
Toppings: (Optional)

Instructions

  1. Trim fat and add chicken breasts to the bottom of the slow cooker. Add salt, pepper, cumin, oregano, chili powder and cayenne pepper. Top with diced onions, garlic, beans, chilies, corn, chicken broth and cilantro.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours. If cooking on high, reduce time to 3-4 hours.
  3. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred. Return chicken to crock pot. Add Greek yogurt to the slow cooker, stir well.
  4. Top each bowl of chili with 1/4 of a diced avocado and additional cilantro, to taste. Serve with other desired toppings. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8

Keywords: Chicken Chili

Category :Recipes
Method :Make Ahead Meal, Slow Cooker
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