Tuesday, March 31, 2015

80--- Split Pea Chicken Chili {Slow Cooker}

Do you like a thicker chili?  How about adding in some split peas?  This quick slow cooker recipe is delicous and filling- with lots of protein and fiber.

Split Pea Chicken Chili
Serves 10

1 onion, coarsely chopped
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed
6 cups low sodium chicken broth
24 oz green salsa of your choice
16 oz canned green chiles
2 cans no sodium added white beans, drained and rinsed
1 lb dry split peas
2 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker (yes you add the chicken breasts uncooked and whole).  Cook on low for 10 hours.

Remove the chicken breasts, shred, then return them to the crock pot.

Serve immediately!

Nutrition info per 1 1/4 cups: 231 calories, 1 g fat, 19 g protein, 48 g carbohydrates, 12 g fiber, 574 mg sodium

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