|Chicken Taco Salad - a healthy crockpot recipe |
Dr. Kehres made on NBC 25
On Sundays, we buy enough ingredients to make a few meals, place in labeled plastic bags and store in the freezer. Then thaw, place in the crock pot in the morning and we have a healthy meal waiting when we get home from work.
Recipe: Chicken Taco Salad
- 1 1/2 lbs uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 tbsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cayenne red pepper
- 1/2 tsp chipolte
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1 tsp of salt
- 1 jalapeno, seeded and sliced
- 1 16 oz jar of salsa
- 1 yellow onion, diced
When ready to eat, thaw in the refrigerator for 24 hours, then cook in a crock pot on LOW for 4 - 5 hours.
Shred meat with a fork, serve on lettuce or spinach with guacamole, tomatoes, olive oil and some lime squeezed on top.
Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore
- 1 lb uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 (26 oz) jar of chunky vegetable spaghetti sauce
- 2 zucchinis, chopped
- 1 green pepper, chopped
- 1 sweet onion, chopped
Place all ingredients in a gallon-sized freezer bag, label with instructions and store in the freezer.
When ready to eat, thaw in the refrigerator for 24 hours, then cook in a crock pot on LOW for 6 - 8 hours.
This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo.
Chicken can be stored in the freezer bags raw, any other meat should be cooked first.