Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili

This Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili is the perfect fall dish to start in the morning, forget about all day, and then enjoy for dinner that night.

Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili

It’s November. So in theory, it’s time for fall food. Stews, soups, chili. Fall really is my favorite food season of the year (don’t even get me started on how much I love Thanksgiving!)

Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili

This year has been a weird year though. Hubby and I spent last weekend soaking up as much sunshine as we could. The highs both days were in the upper 70s and we even hit the low 80s. And even yesterday, we went downtown to vote early and it was 81 out. On November 2. Unreal.

Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili

But today we’re back to more seasonal temperatures, which makes me want all those delicious, stick-to-your-ribs kind of foods. Enter this crockpot chicken chili. It really is easy. And tasty. What more could you want?

Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili

I topped ours with some fresh avocado and cilantro – two of my favorite ingredients. Speaking of cilantro, I’m sure you’re all aware that there are people who HATE it. We all know someone like that. In fact, my sister hates cilantro.

Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili

For some reason, I was recently parusing the website ihatecilantro.com and came across their haiku page. Now, I hated writing haikus in high school english class, but I found these haikus about hatred towards cilantro pretty freaking hilarious. Check them out if you need a chuckle.

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Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili

This Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili is the perfect fall dish to start in the morning, forget about all day, and then enjoy for dinner that night.

Ingredients:

3 cans white beans
1 can fire roasted tomatoes
3 cups salsa
8 oz pepper jack cheese, shredded
1 Tbsp cumin
1/2 Tbsp ground chipotle (optional)
3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Garnish as you prefer, such as chopped cilantro, avocado, sour cream, green onions, tabasco, etc

Directions:

Combine the beans, tomatoes, salsa, cheese, cumin and chipotle in a crockpot.

Add the chicken breasts to the mixture and cover completely.

Cook on low for 6-8 hours. remove the chicken and shred it with two forks. Stir chicken back in to chili and serve with your favorite garnishes.

Recipe from Beantown Baker

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6 Responses to “Cara’s Pumpkin Pasta”

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    Cara — October 29, 2009 at 1:41 pm

    So glad you liked it, Jen! And what a pretty picture. I have been trying to think of something to make for your Power of Pink challenge but I just haven’t done much baking lately at all (and for some reason, savory pink ideas are escaping me!)

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    oneordinaryday — October 29, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    I actually haven’t made it yet, but I do have a pumpkin pasta dish bookmarked for the weekend. : ) This one sounds delicious though. I might need a change of plans now!

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    stephchows — October 29, 2009 at 3:35 pm

    Looks delicious! You HAVE to make this at some point! Super easy and so so tasty

    http://stephchows.blogspot.com/2008/04/pumpkin-gnocchi.html

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    nutmegnanny — October 30, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    Mmmmmmm sounds delicious:)

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    bridget {bake at 350} — October 31, 2009 at 12:42 pm

    I haven’t made it, or HEARD of it!!! Oh my goodness, it sounds AMAZING! Next week, this is on my grocery list!

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    SnoWhite — October 31, 2009 at 4:21 pm

    I had to come and see what “pumpkin pasta” was… how tasty looking! I have bookmarked this for future reference!

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