Crock-Pot, Skinny Nacho Cheese Chicken Stew

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If you love nachos, you’re bound to love this easy, hearty dish. When I served it to my husband for dinner he said, “This is GREAT!” And you know…I agree! Each fiber-packed serving has 278 calories, 2 grams of fat, 8 grams of fiber, and 2 Blue WW Freestyle SmartPoints and 8 Green. What a delicious dinner to serve on a cold night. Leftovers freeze great too!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hours high, 6 hours low

Ingredients for Stew:

1 pound chicken breasts or tenders, cut into small pieces (boneless, skinless)

2 (14.5-oz) cans Mexican-style stewed tomatoes

1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 cup onion, chopped

1 (10.75-oz) can Campbell’s Healthy Request condensed cheddar cheese soup, see shopping tips

1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, not defrosted

¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons salsa, I used Pace medium chunky salsa


Ingredients for Toppings: Optional

Nonfat Greek plain yogurt or fat-free sour cream (1 tablespoon per serving)

Reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese  (1 tablespoon per serving)

Reduced-fat tortilla chips (3 chips crushed per serving)


Instructions

1. In a crock-pot, add chicken, undrained tomatoes, black beans, onions, condensed soup, corn, and salsa. Mix well.

2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 hours or high-heat setting for 3 hours.

3. To serve: Spoon 1 cup into each bowl and spread out a bit.  If desired, top each serving with 1 tablespoon yogurt, 1 tablespoon cheese, and 3 crushed tortilla chips.

4. This stew can be refrigerated for a few days and freezes great.

Makes 6 cups total (each serving, 1 cup)


Shopping Tips

Most supermarkets sell Campbell’s Healthy Request condensed cheddar cheese soup in the soup aisle.


WW Freestyle SmartPoints
2-Blue 
WW SmartPoints
8-Green
WW POINTS PLUS
7

SKINNY FACTS: for 1 cup serving (not including toppings)
278 calories, 2g fat, 1g sat. fat, 39mg chol, 23g protein, 44g carbs, 8g fiber, 1383mg sodium, 15g sugar
FACTS: for Freestyle SmartPoints
82 calories, 0g sat. fat, 4g protein, 1g sugar

Comments

  1. The sugar is coming from the corn and Campbell’s Healthy Request condensed cheddar cheese soup.
    All the best,
    Nancy

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