Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken Chili
Makes 6 servings
1 cup chopped onions (2 medium)
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons cornmeal
2 tablespoons chili powder
3 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 jar (16 oz) medium picante sauce
1 can (15 to 16 oz) pinto beans, undrained
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
Sliced green onion, if desired
1. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix onions, bell pepper and garlic.
2. In large bowl, mix cornmeal, chili powder, oregano, cumin and salt. Add chicken; toss to coat. Add chicken and any remaining seasoning mixture to vegetables in slow cooker. Gently stir in picante sauce, beans and tomatoes.
3. Cover; cook on Low setting 6 to 8 hours. Sprinkle with green onion.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/3 cups each)
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Autumn Turkey Chili
1 each onion, carrot and celery stalk, chopped
500 ml (2 cups) each cored, chopped apples and diced butternut squash
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
500 g (1 lb) ground turkey, cooked
30 ml (2 tbsp) chili powder
15 ml (1 tbsp) ground cumin
5 ml (1 tsp) dried oregano
1 ml ( 1/4 tsp) each salt and freshly ground pepper
1 can (284 ml/10 oz) undiluted chicken broth
1 can (400 ml/15 oz) light coconut milk
30 ml (2 tbsp) tomato paste
250 ml (1 cup) canned black beans, drained and rinsed
Coconut flakes and cilantro, for garnish
Combine all ingredients (except garnishes) in slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 to 6 hours or on low for 8 to 10 hours.
Serve with rice or mashed potatoes.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Tips: Use 1 l (4 cups) diced cooked turkey or chicken in place of ground turkey. Open lid for last 45 minutes of cooking to thicken, if desired. Mash the squash with the back of a wooden spoon to thicken further.
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Spicy White Chicken Chili
From Recipe is by Sharon Biddle.
Serves 6 to 8.
3 (15-oz.) cans Great Northern beans, undrained
1 (16-oz.) jar salsa
1 (4-oz.) can green chilies
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut in bit-size pieces
1 cup chicken broth
2 tsps. ground cumin
2 tsps. chili powder
1 (8-oz.) pkg. shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 (8-oz.) pkg. Colby Cheddar cheese
1. Put beans, salsa, chilies, chicken breasts, chicken broth, cumin and chili powder into slow cooker.
2. Cook on Low for 7 hours. Add in cheeses and cook for an additional hour. Stir and serve.
Note: A large slow cooker is needed for this recipe.