Slow Cooker Chicken Chili {Hurst’s® HamBeens® Slow Cooker Chili}
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Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 hrs 30 mins
Total Time5 hrs 45 mins
Servings: 12
Author: Sarah Olson

Ingredients

  • 15.5 oz. pkg. Hurst’s® HamBeens® Slow Cooker Chili
  • 1.5 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 sweet yellow onion diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 7 cups water
  • 14.5 oz. can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 1/8 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt to taste I recommend ½ to 1 teaspoon

Slow Cooker Size:

  • 6 quart or larger

Instructions

  • Rinse and sort through the dry beans, sort out any debris and discard. Add the rinsed beans to the slow cooker.
  • Add the chicken breasts, onion, bell pepper, garlic and water. Add half of the chili seasoning packet (included in the bean package). Do not add tomato ingredients, salt or cilantro yet.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 5 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.
  • Shred the chicken with two forks, you can shred them right in the slow cooker.
  • Add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste and remaining chili seasonings stir until combined.
  • Cover and cook for an additional 30 minutes on LOW heat.
  • Add salt to taste and stir in the cilantro. Serve with desired toppings and enjoy!

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