Simple Southwest-Inspired Slowcooker Recipes

Kelsey Vickers July 28, 2017

When you think of slowcooker recipes, what comes to mind? If we had to guess, you’re thinking soups and stews for supper. Think again!

We know there is nothing better than walking in the door after a long day and smelling your cooked dinner, warm and ready to eat. Having the ability to plug in, dump in, and go means these recipes can fit into even the busiest of busiest lifestyles!

There are endless possibilities when it comes to meals to make in your slowcooker or crockpot, so we’ve decided to put a twist on the typical suggestions and dive into Southwest inspired dishes. Take a look!

Southwest Breakfast Casserole

Pour the ingredients into your slowcooker before you head to bed and wake up to the delicious smell of this warm, southwest inspired dish. Make it as spicy or cheesy as you prefer and pair it with a fresh fruit salad for the perfect balanced breakfast.

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Southwest Bell Peppers

You can top these slowcooker peppers with cheese, sour cream, and a little something spicy to add flavor. Filled with blends of Mexican-inspired food, these are perfect for an easy, flavorful dinner that will cook while you’re away.

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Cheesy Enchilada Quinoa

For a dish that is not only delicious but healthy, turn to these cheesy quinoa enchiladas. The tasty mix of ingredients cooked in the crockpot make what could have been over an hour of your time spent cooking only 10 minutes.

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Jalapeno Popper Taquitos

Talk about southwest spice! Slow cooker jalapeno popper taquitos are great for dinner or as an appetizer at your next party. Try these paired with a spicy ranch dressing for dipping and you’ll surely know that slowcookers can create more than just soup!

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Southwestern Two Bean Chicken

For a clean eating recipe, try this meal served over brown rice or quinoa. With few but healthy ingredients, a short prep time, and approximately 10 servings, this dish can feed the whole family.

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