Slow Cooker Black Bean Taco Chili

 

YIELD: SERVES 4-6

PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES

COOK TIME: 4 HOURS

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2lb chicken breast, trimmed of fat
  • 15oz corn, drained
  • 15oz black beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 15oz petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1C yellow onion, chopped
  • 1C green bell pepper
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/8 – 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 1/2 – 3C chicken broth
  • Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • Tortilla chips
  • Sour cream

Directions:

  1. To the bowl of a 5-6 quart slow cooker, add raw chicken breasts, beans, vegetables, spices and chicken broth. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8. Remove chicken breasts to shred, then return to slow cooker.
  2. Serve with shredded cheese, tortilla chips and optional sour cream.