Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Slow-Cooker Green Chicken Chili (Chile Verde)

6 servings

servings

4 hours 15 minutes

total time

Ingredients

3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs

2 large sweet potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 1" cubes (about 2 pounds)

1 (16-ounce) jar tomatillo salsa (salsa verde) (about 2 cups)

2 cups low-sodium chicken broth

2 teaspoons ground cumin

2 teaspoons (or more) kosher salt

1 teaspoon (or more) freshly ground black pepper

2 cans low-sodium pinto beans, drained, rinsed

Sliced avocado, cilantro leaves, sour cream, and/or finely chopped onion (for serving; optional)

A 6-quart (or larger) slow cooker

Directions

Mix chicken, potatoes, salsa, broth, cumin, salt, and pepper in slow cooker. Cover and cook until chicken shreds easily with a fork and sweet potatoes are tender, about 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low. Add beans during last 30 minutes of cooking. Shred chicken in slow cooker with 2 forks. Taste and season with salt and pepper, if needed. Serve topped with avocado, cilantro, sour cream, and/or onion, if using.

Chili can be made 3 days ahead; cover and chill.

6 servings

servings

4 hours 15 minutes

total time
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