Saturday, January 11, 2014

Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili from Sweet Treats and More

Delicious and healthful Slow Cooker Chicken Chili with the addition of quinoa!

Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili
 (Photo from Sweet Treats and More.)

It's chili weather in many parts of the U.S., and chili is one of those dishes that's just made for the slow cooker.  I'm intrigued by this Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili from Sweet Treats and More; adding nutritious quinoa to chili is such a great idea.  If you're not familiar with Quinoa, it's a high-protein gluten-free seed that's often cooked as a grain.  If you're looking for a slightly different take on chili, give this one a try!

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
  • Quinoa
  • crushed tomatoes
  • diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • canned black beans
  • canned corn
  • chicken stock
  • chicken breasts
  • bell pepper
  • minced onion
  • garlic
  • cumin
  • crushed red pepper
  • chili powder

Get the complete  recipe for Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Chili from Sweet Treats and More.

More Ideas for Chili in the Slow Cooker:
Ten Amazing From Scratch Recipe for Pumpkin Chili to Make in the Slow Cooker
Black Bean Chili with Lime and Cilantro from Kalyn's Kitchen
Easy Lentil Chili from Jeanette's Healthy Living
Easy Three Bean Chili with Ground Beef (or vegetarian version) from Kitchen Treaty
Green Turkey Chili with Cannellini Beans and Corn from Worth the Whisk
Vegan Spicy Pinto Bean Chili with Corn and Kale from The Perfect Pantry
White Turkey Chili from Taste and Tell
Sweet and Spicy Vegetarian Butternut Chili from Gluten-Free Goddess


  1. I never think of using quinoa in my slow cooker, because it cooks so quickly. Good to know it can hold up to the longer cooking time.

  2. Lydia, I haven't tried it either. I like the idea of using it as a thickener.

  3. Can you give more information for the amount you use of each ingredient?

  4. If you click the link it will take you to the original blog where you'll find the complete recipe.

  5. Quinoa is a wonderful new ingredient I now love! This makes a great thick chili that you can easily make vegetarian or with beef. #chili #quinoa #blogpost #recipe #slowcooker


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