Chicken Quinoa Chili

March 1, 2019

SLOW COOK SALSA CHICKEN QUINOA CHILI - INGREDIENTS1 can corn, drained1 can chickpeas, drained1 onion, chopped1 red bell pepper, finely chopped3/4 cup dry quinoa1 16oz jar mild salsa of choice4 cloves crushed garlic2 tsp cumin1 tsp oreganojuice of one lemon3 cups chicken broth (i used bone broth!)1 pound skinless organic chicken thighs

Meals in my house are always EASY and QUICK. I don’t really enjoy cooking as much as I do baking, so it feels like more a chore. But I’m also not willing to sacrifice taste (I want bomb meals) and my family cannot survive on cookies alone (though I could). Meet SLOW COOK SALSA CHICKEN QUINOA CHILI. It’s the easiest thing in the whole world to make for dinner and you’ll have leftovers too. It’s a win-win.

SLOW COOK SALSA CHICKEN QUINOA CHILI

Author: Nicole Modic of @KALEJUNKIE

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Ingredients

  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup  dry quinoa
  • 1 16oz jar mild salsa of choice
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • juice of one lemon
  • 3 cups chicken broth (i used bone broth!)
  • 1 pound skinless organic chicken thighs

Instructions

  • In a slow cooker add all ingredients
  • Set on high for 3 1/2-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Then remove the cover, take a couple of forks and shred the chicken by pulling it apart.
  • That’s it!I added avocado, arugula and chopped almonds on top for some extra texture. Hope you guys love this!

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