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Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Quinoa Casserole Recipe - Give rotisserie chicken new life with this super simple and delicious casserole. Packed with quinoa, chicken, veggies, and salsa, this is about to become your new go-to hearty meal! All you need to do is arrange the ingredients in the crock pot and walk away.

Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Quinoa Casserole Recipe

Give rotisserie chicken new life with this super simple and delicious casserole. Packed with quinoa, chicken, veggies, and salsa, this is about to become your new go-to hearty meal! All you need to do is arrange the ingredients in the crock pot and walk away.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican/Southwest
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 488 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 8- ounces quinoa
  • 1 can (15-ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sweet corn, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups salsa , use your favorite brand
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth , divided
  • 8- ounces shredded Mexican Blend Cheese
  • 1 can (4-ounces) diced green chiles, not drained
  • 5- ounces queso fresco , crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

OPTIONAL TOPPINGS

  • cilantro
  • tomatoes
  • avocado
  • green onions
  • olives
  • salsa
  • sour cream

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients - except 4 ounces of shredded cheese and 1 cup of chicken broth - in a 4 to 5-quart slow cooker; smooth out the top.
  2. Add the remaining broth and shredded cheese over the ingredients.
  3. Cover with a lid and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or on HIGH for 4 hours, or until the quinoa is fully cooked.
  4. Serve with your choice of toppings.

Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 15

Nutrition Facts
Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Quinoa Casserole Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 488 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 1305mg54%
Potassium 694mg20%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 895IU18%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 438mg44%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.