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Busy-Day Chicken Fajitas

When I don't have much time to cook supper, slow-cooker chicken fajitas are a flavorful way to keep my family full and satisfied. If you aren't cooking for young tastes, try spicing things up with medium or hot picante sauce. —Michele Furry, Plains, Montana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4 hours
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups picante sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 12 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Optional toppings: Thinly sliced green onions, chopped tomatoes and sour cream, optional

Directions

  • Place chicken in a 4-qt. slow cooker; add black beans, pepper and onion. In a small bowl, mix picante sauce, garlic powder and cumin; pour over top. Cook, covered, on low until chicken is tender, 4-5 hours.
  • Remove chicken and cool slightly. Shred meat with 2 forks and return to slow cooker; heat through. Serve with tortillas, cheese and toppings of your choice.
Nutrition Facts
2 fajitas: 508 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 1192mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 32g protein.

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