Liz's Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Liz's Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 252.5
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 79.6 mg
  • Sodium: 585.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 32.0 g

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Introduction

I wanted to make salsa chicken in the slow cooker, but I had to make do with what I had on hand. It turned out amazing!
(The quick barley I added as an afterthought about an hour in because there was SO much liquid and I thought it would thicken it up and add some whole grains)
I wanted to make salsa chicken in the slow cooker, but I had to make do with what I had on hand. It turned out amazing!
(The quick barley I added as an afterthought about an hour in because there was SO much liquid and I thought it would thicken it up and add some whole grains)

Number of Servings: 7

Ingredients

    2 lbs chicken
    14.5 oz can of petite diced tomatoes with chilies, undrained
    1 large red bell pepper diced (about 220g)
    1 large green bell pepper diced (about 220g)
    .5 jalapeno diced fine
    .5 large onion, minced
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 cup salsa
    1 envelope reduced sodium taco seasoning
    1 T thyme (I used dehydrated)
    .5 cup Quaker quick pearled barley


Tips

I served mine using lettuce leaves instead of tortillas with low fat mexican style cheese and a tablespoon of plain greek yogurt.


Directions

Put everything in the slow cooker and cook on high for about 4 hours. Remove the chicken after it's cook, shred with 2 forks, add back and mix well.

Serving Size: Makes about 7 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LIZMORGAN.

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