Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Nachos

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Nachos
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Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Nachos

Pillsbury

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Nachos

Get together in the fast lane with a slow-cooked munchie. These shredded chicken nachos will change the way you look at your slow cooker.

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12
Servings
357
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

Nachos

  • 2 pounds (about 10) boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 (1 ounce ) package. taco seasoning mix, such as Old El Paso
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can chopped green chiles Old El Paso
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 10 ounce restaurant-style tortilla chips

Toppings

  • 1 cup shredded colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend
  • 3/4 cup chunky salsa, such as Old El Paso
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe or green olives
  • 1 lime, cut into 12 wedges
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3/4 cup sour cream

Directions

Nachos

Place chicken thighs in 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with taco seasoning mix. Top with beans, tomatoes, chiles and lime juice.

Cover; cook on Low setting for 7 to 8 hours.

Toppings

Just before serving, place all topping ingredients in individual serving dishes. Remove chicken from slow cooker; place on large plate. Mash beans in slow cooker. Shred chicken with 2 forks; return to slow cooker and mix well.

To serve, have guests place chips on serving plates; spoon 1/2 cup chicken mixture onto chips. Top nachos with desired toppings. Chicken mixture can be held on Low setting for up to 2 hours.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
98mg
33%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
29g
63%
Vitamin A, RAE
49µg
7%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
11µg
12%
Calcium, Ca
94mg
9%
Choline, total
93mg
22%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
25µg
6%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
52mg
16%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
322mg
46%
Selenium, Se
26µg
47%
Sodium, Na
582mg
39%
Water
80g
3%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.