Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili

An easy Chicken Chili with Quinoa Crock Pot recipe.
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  • Yield: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

1cup quinoa, rinsed
1can crushed tomatoes (28 oz)
1can diced tomatoes with green chilies (14 oz, Rotel recommended)
2cans black bean (16 oz each)
1can corn, drained (15 oz)
2 1/2-3cups chicken stock
2large chicken breasts
1large bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1teaspoon minced onion
1teaspoon garlic
1teaspoon cumin
1teaspoon crushed red pepper
1teaspoon chili powder (taco seasoning is good too)
salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place everything in a 6 qt slow cooker and cook for 5-7 hours on low.
  2. Remove chicken, shred it and return to slow cooker.
  3. Keep warm until ready to serve. Garnish with cheese or sour cream.

Substitutions: 

To make this vegetarian leave out the chicken.
Leave out the crushed red pepper if you don’t like just a teeny bit of kick.

Recipe courtesy of Kristy, blogger of Sweet Treats More and a stay at home mom to two boys who loves running and spending time in the kitchen. She makes simple, healthy meals for her growing family but always saves room for a little dessert!