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Crockpot Chicken with Black Beans and Sweet Potato

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Crockpot Chicken with Black Beans and Sweet Potato

3.86 from 7 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crockpot Chicken with Black Beans and Sweet Potato
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 7 hours
Total Time: 7 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 381kcal


  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 medium sweet potato
  • 15 ounce black beans, canned
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 3 tablespoon chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Serve With

  • 1/8 cup cilantro
  • 1 medium lime
  • 2 medium pear


  • Dice onion and cube the sweet potatoes. Drain and rinse black beans.
  • Layer sweet potatoes, onion, and then beans into a slow cooker; place chicken on top.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the broth, salsa, chipotle peppers, paprika, garlic powder, pepper, allspice, and salt.
  • Pour over the chicken. Don’t stir.
  • Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 3.5-4 hours until chicken is no longer pink in the center.
  • Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges if desired. Serve with pear slices on the side. (Serving size is 3/4 cup of potatoes and beans, 3-4 ounces chicken and 1/2 pear).
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Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 880mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 16g

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5 stars
So easy to prepare! Great taste! I omitted the garlic and used water instead of broth, cayenne instead of paprika, and only had one sweet potato but it’s an easy, tasty dish. Thanks for the inspiration!