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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas come courtesy of the Budget Savvy Diva. In this one, family-pleasing ingredients come together to create one for the ages!


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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

Serves: 8

Preparation Time: 5 min

Cooking Time: 4 hr 15 min

What You'll Need:

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast
  • 1 (19-ounce) can red enchilada sauce
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • Zest of 1/2 a lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 (15-ounce) can refried beans or black beans, warmed
  • 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

What To Do:

  1. In a slow cooker, combine chicken, enchilada sauce, bouillon cubes, lime zest, and cumin; cook on low about 4 hours. Shred chicken and mix into the sauce.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a casserole dish with cooking spray.
  3. Place beans in the middle of a tortilla, then add the chicken mixture. Fold and place into casserole dish. Repeat process until you've filled the desired number of tortillas.
  4. Pour the remaining sauce and chicken mixture over the enchiladas.Top with cheese and bake for about 15 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.


  • This recipe comes from Sara of the Budget-Savvy Diva! Her recipe was the first prize winner in our Search for the Ultimate Weeknight Meal Contest!
  • To try more of Sara's fantastic recipes visit her blog: Budget Savvy Diva!
  • Check out the 10 recipes that made it to the finals!
  • Plus, if you loved these crock pot chicken enchiladas, be sure to check out our collection of Top 10 Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes.

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