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Crock Pot Chicken Quinoa Enchiladas Casserole

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WW Freestyle: 7
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Crock Pot Chicken Quinoa Enchiladas Casserole - Packed with chicken, tomatoes, quinoa, and more, this enchiladas casserole is healthy, delicious, and it's prepared in the crock pot.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American/Southwest
Servings: 6 Serves
Calories: 428


  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 pound lean ground chicken
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Hunt's Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 can black beans , well rinsed
  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels , rinsed
  • 1 cup quinoa , rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder , or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin , or to taste
  • 1 (10-oz.) can red enchilada sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups low sodium , fat free chicken broth
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 6 to 8 (8-inch) low-carb whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 1 cup Mexican-blend shredded cheese
  • chopped fresh cilantro or parsley , for garnish, optional
  • diced avocado , for serving, optional
  • sour cream , for serving, optional


  • Heat olive oil in nonstick skillet.
  • Add onions and cook over medium-high heat for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in garlic and ground chicken; cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove from heat.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine tomatoes, black beans, corn, quinoa, prepared ground chicken, chili powder, ground cumin, enchilada sauce, chicken broth, salt, and pepper; mix everything until well incorporated.
  • Lightly grease crock pot with cooking spray.
  • Arrange 2 flour tortillas on the bottom of your crock pot.
  • Layer about 1/3 of the prepared quinoa mixture over the flour tortillas.
  • Repeat layers; ending with quinoa mixture on top.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Cook on HIGH for 2.5 to 3 hours, or on LOW for 4 hours.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, avocado and sour cream.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Crock Pot Chicken Quinoa Enchiladas Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 428 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 82mg27%
Sodium 1037mg43%
Potassium 1041mg30%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 10g40%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 940IU19%
Vitamin C 11.5mg14%
Calcium 209mg21%
Iron 5.4mg30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: crock pot chicken, crock pot recipes, ground chicken recipes, slow cooker chicken recipe