Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole is easy, delicious and full of vegetables. This kid approved recipe is perfect for dinner!

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole is all the yummy flavors of a pan of enchiladas, but made in a crockpot with nearly zero grams of fat. Plus I filled it up with veggies galore!

My only caution for this recipe is to not cook the daylights out of it. Overcooked rice is not delicious. So, start stirring and checking in after 2 hours. I know that seems like very little time in the crockpot, but I promise this one step will ensure an evenly cooked, tasty meal.

Here’s how to make it:

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole
So, the biggest reason I can claim this recipe is so healthy is because I pack it full of veggies! Chop up some red onion, zucchini, carrots, red peppers and green peppers. This is the most prep work you do for this entire recipe.

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Throw those veggies into your crockpot with some rice and chicken stock {which are hiding under all those veggies!}

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Rinse and drain a can of black beans…

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole
…and dump those bad boys in.

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Pour in a little red enchilada sauce, salt and pepper and stir.

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Then grab some chicken breasts and pop those up on top of the rice and veggie mixture. I use Simple Truth Organic {Kroger} brand that I order online from Fred Meyer. Clicklist is my saving grace, ya’ll.

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Like I said, place those babies up on top.

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Cover with more salt, more pepper and more red enchilada sauce. Cover and cook two hours. Stir and check to see if your rice is done cooking. Things should look fluffier than when you left…and your chicken should be just about done! You may need to cook another 30 minutes to an hour, depending on how efficient your crockpot is. Once your chicken is cooked and rice is done, remove the chicken and shred. Then stir it back in with some cheese, frozen corn and more enchilada sauce if you like things saucy. Heat it through to melt the cheese {only a few more minutes} and then serve!

Healthy Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole

It’s a comforting and hearty meal, which, for me seems odd considering its a super healthy dinner.

Either way, it’s delicious and a great way to sneak those veggies and lean proteins into your kiddos! Love love love it. Save this one for your new years resolutions!

Have a great day, friends! Printable recipe below:

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