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Easy Crock Pot Recipes: Mexican Fiesta Chicken

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This recipe for Slow Cooker Mexican Fiesta Chicken is one of those easy recipes and healthy meals that comes together in a snap and is easy on the waistline!

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2 lbs. chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
1 cup salsa
1 cup petite diced tomatoes, drained
1 cup Pacific Organic Tortilla Soup Base (or 1 cup chicken broth)
2 Tbsp taco seasoning
1 cup onion, diced
1/2 cup celery diced
1/2 cup carrots, shredded
3 Tbsp sour cream, reduced fat
1 cup black beans, rinsed
2 green onions, chopped
Place the chicken in slow cooker. Sprinkle the taco seasoning over the meat then layer the vegetables and salsa on top. Pour soup base over the mixture, set on low and cook for 6-8 hours. The meat is cooked...
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Nutritions

Calories
165

Sodium
530mg
22% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
11g
22% DV

Carbs
27g
9% DV

Fiber
6g
26% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV