Slow Cooker Indian Turkey and Peas

This is from Skinny Taste, it is tasty and super easy!

1 tbsp ghee or butter
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp grated ginger
1 lb ground turkey
1 tsp salt
1 c tomato sauce
1 jalapeno, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp groubd coriander
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
1 1/2 tsp ground tumeric
1 1/2 tsp garam masala
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 bay leaf
1 c frozen peas
1/2 c cilantro, chopped

Set your multicooker on sauté, melt the ghee add the onion and cook until soft. Add garlic and ginger and cook for two minutes. Add the turkey and salt and cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon and cook 5 – 6 minutes. Add the spices and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce, jalapeño, bay leaf and cover. 

Cook 3-4 hours on high or 6 – 8 on low. During the last 30 minutes stir in peas. Remove bay leaf and stir in Cilantro just before serving.

Serves 6.


Taco Chili 

This one is adapted from Skinny Taste – super easy just dump stir and slow cook! Top with favorite taco toppings and voila!

1 small onion, chopped
2 cans black beans, drained
10 oz package frozen corn kernels
2 cans diced tomatoes w/chilies
4 oz can chopped green chili peppers
2 packet taco seasoning (I use TJ’s)
2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
grated cheese of choice

Dump all ingredients except chicken, cilantro and cheese into multicooker – stir. Place chicken on top. Cover and cook on high 6 hours, low 10 hours.

Shred the chicken and serve with your favorite taco toppings.

Serve 6.

Slow Cooker Mole Chicken

This recipe looks a little daunting because of the amount of ingredients – but you toss them in the food processor then pour  over the chicken and let the slow cooker do the work. I made tacos with lettuce, onions and radishes. 

2 lb chicken thighs
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 c water
1/4 c almonds
1/4 c raisins
2 tbsp cocoa
2 tbsp tomato sauce
2 chipotle chilew
1 tbsp adobo sauce
1 tsp cinnamon
4 cloves garlic
1 small onion

Place chicken in the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper.

Combine remaining ingredients in a food processor and process till smooth. Pour over chicken and cook 6 hours. Shred and serve.

Serves 4 – 6.

Cilantro Lime Tacos

Taco Tuesday! These are so easy that you have to make them!

2 lb skinless, boneless, chicken thighs
1 packet taco seasoning mix
16 oz salsa
⅓ c chopped fresh cilantro
juice from 2 limes

Place all ingredients in your slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 hours. Shred and serve with your favorite taco fixings.

Serves 6 – 8.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Artichoke

This dish is so easy and tastes oh so yummy!

2 lb boneless chicken thights
Salt and pepper
1 tsp tarragon
1 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp parsley
3 tsp minced garlic
⅓ c Dijon mustard
½ Tbsp lemon juice
1 ¼ cup white wine or chicken stock
8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 14 oz artichoke hearts, chopped in half
20 small green olives
2 Tbsp capers
1/4 c sun dried tomato halves, chopped

Add chicken to bottom of crock pot, and season with a little sea salt and pepper.

Add artichokes, mushrooms, olives, capers, and sun dried tomatoes on top of chicken.

In separate bowl, combine spices, garlic, mustard, wine, chicken broth, and lemon juice.

Pour over chicken and veggies.

Cook six hours on low, then remove chicken and veggies with a slotted spoon and serve.