Chicken Fajita Chili
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Combine the ingredients in your slow cooker before you head out the door to run errands. Dinner will be ready when you return.

Chicken Fajita Chili

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  • 2   pounds 
    skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1   tablespoon 
    chili powder
  • 1   teaspoon 
    fajita seasoning
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground cumin
  • 2   
    cloves garlic, minced
    Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2  14 1/2 ounce can 
    no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1  16  ounce package 
    frozen pepper (yellow, green, and red) and onion stir-fry vegetables
  • 1  15  ounce can 
    cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained
  • 3   tablespoons 
    light dairy sour cream (optional)
  • 3   tablespoons 
    shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese (optional)
  • 3   tablespoons 
    purchased guacamole (optional)
In a medium bowl, combine chicken, chili powder, fajita seasoning, cumin, and garlic; toss to coat. Coat an unheated large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, half at a time, in hot skillet until browned on all sides, stirring occasionally.
Place chicken in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Add undrained tomatoes, frozen vegetables, and cannellini beans. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2-1/2 hours.
If desired, top individual servings with sour cream, shredded cheese, and/or guacamole.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 261, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 88, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 22, Monosaturated fat (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 7, sugar (g) 7, pro. (g) 41, vit. A (IU) 1360.53, vit. C (mg) 38.38, Thiamin (mg) 0.12, Riboflavin (mg) 0.17, Niacin (mg) 13.42, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.74, Folate (g) 4.03, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.37, sodium (mg) 294, Potassium (mg) 447, calcium (mg) 60.58, iron (mg) 2.7, Vegetables () 1.5, Starch () 1, Lean Meat () 4, Carb Choice () 1.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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