Easy Slow-Cooker Chicken Quinoa Chili Recipe + BONUS TIME

This quick and easy recipe that uses one of the kitchens greatest time-saving devices - the slow cooker - will ensure you come home to healthy, delicious food even after a long day at work.

Even though there are lots of great recipes out there that are full of healthy ingredients and bursting with flavor, one of the main complaints about struggling to make healthy food is the amount of time it often takes to prepare and cook these dishes. 

After realizing how easy it is to use your slow cooker you will be using it over again to save hours in the kitchen.

This Chicken Quinoa Chili recipe is perfect for throwing all the ingredients into your slow cooker and come home to a perfectly cooked, healthy meal. The chicken and quinoa in this recipe are packed with protein which will keep you full up for longer. Quinoa is gluten-free and contains 8 grams of complete protein and 5 grams of fiber per cup.

Serves: 4-6
  • 28 ounce jar of roasted tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup organic corn
  • 1 tomato, peeled, seeded and diced
  • ½ jalapeno, minced
  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 1 cup cooked pinto beans
  • 2 cups chicken stock (vegetarian: use vegetable stock)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ancho chili powder (optional)
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 chicken breasts (vegetarian: omit)
  • Lime wedges, organic cheddar cheese, sprouted grain corn chips
  1. Place all your ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 6-8 hours.
  2. Roughly 1-2 hours before it is done, pull out the chicken and shred it. Place the chicken back in the slow cooker and stir.
  3. To serve, top with your desired toppings and enjoy!

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Easy Slow-Cooker Chicken Quinoa Chili Recipe + BONUS TIME Easy Slow-Cooker Chicken Quinoa Chili Recipe + BONUS TIME Reviewed by C C on 16:56:00 Rating: 5
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