3 BBS Slow-Cooker Recipes

Whether you’re brand-new to cooking or a seasoned home chef, the slow-cooker can be your best friend as you work to transform your life. Because it does most of the work for you, it makes healthy cooking a whole lot easier. Today, we have three BBS slow-cooker recipes for you to try!

Turkey Chili

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 1/2 lb. ground turkey
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 28-oz. can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • Shredded cheddar, if desired
  • Sliced green onion, if desired

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and pepper and cook until beginning to soften, about 4 minutes. Add ground turkey and cook, stirring occasionally, until the turkey is cooked. Season with salt and pepper then stir in garlic and tomato paste and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Transfer mixture to a slow cooker.
  2. Place tomatoes, black beans, kidney beans, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, and oregano in slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours until the chili has thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Garnish with cheese and green onion if desired.

 

Kale and Quinoa Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed thoroughly
  • 2 (14.5-ounce) cans petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15-ounce) can Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves chopped

Directions

  1. Place quinoa, tomatoes, beans, onion, garlic, oregano, basil, rosemary, thyme, and bay leaves into a slow cooker. Stir in vegetable broth and 2 cups water. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cover and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours or high heat for 3-4 hours. Stir in kale until wilted.
  3. Serve immediately.

 

Slow-Cooker Chicken and Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ – 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ lb. fresh green beans, trimmed (about 2.5 cups)
  • 1 ¼ lb. diced red potatoes (about 4 cups)
  • ⅓ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. onion powder
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Directions

  1. Place the chicken in the center of your slow cooker. Add the green beans on one side and the potatoes on the other.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic cloves.
  3. Pour the mixture evenly over the chicken, green beans, and potatoes.
  4. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.

 

We hope you’ll enjoy these healthy slow-cooker recipes. For more recipes and tips for healthy living, subscribe to the blog and check out our Facebook page!

 

 

By |2018-03-09T15:47:07+00:00March 9th, 2018|blog, Recipes, YOLI BLOG|0 Comments

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