Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

Sometimes on those hectic Monday nights, you want to come home to a warm, nourishing bowl of stew that soothes the soul and relaxes the mind —without needing to cook. Healthy Nibble and Bits’ easy slow-cooker chicken chili allows you to do just that, with only 10 minutes of prep time. Your slow cooker handles the rest. By the time you get home, you’ll have a chunky chili packed with chicken, beans and veggies in addition to an entire house filled with inviting savory aromas!

Ingredients for servings

    Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed ,certified gluten-free if necessary

  • 1 can pinto beans drained and rinsed, certified gluten-free if necessary

  • 1 medium sweet potato chopped into 1/2-inch cubes

  • 2 cup chicken broth

  • boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 1 can tomato sauce

  • 1 can diced tomatoes

  • 0.5 large red onion diced

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels

  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce chopped, certified gluten-free if necessary

  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce certified gluten-free if necessary

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice optional garnish

  • Chopped cilantro optional garnish


  • Place all ingredients (except the lime juice and cilantro) into a slow cooker. Set slow cooker on low for 8 hours.

  • Before serving, scoop out the chicken breasts. Using a fork, shred the meat. Add the meat back to the chili, and stir.

  • Serve in bowls, and top with lime juice and cilantro if you like. Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container.

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