10 Southwest-Inspired Slow Cooker RecipesBy Alissa Harb on February 16, 2016
Ten ways to set the scene for your next Tex-Mex occasion–each recipe spiced to perfection and simmered low and slow in your Crock-Pot.
Rounding out at a mere $1.33 per serving, this easy, cheesy, freezer-friendly recipe was practically made for Sunday meal prep.
Chicken breasts, cream cheese, jalapeños and a Mexican spice blend marry to form the ultimate filling for these crispy taquitos—dipping sauces optional.
Creme de la Crumb
For Velveeta cheese dip devotees, this variation is a must-try. Guests will never guess the secret ingredient.
All the goodness of chicken enchiladas, simmered into a soup and served up in piping hot bowlfuls, topped with any of your favorite Tex-Mex garnishes.
Gimme Some Oven
This take on slow cooker queso begins with a base of melted white American and cream cheeses.
I Heart Naptime
Generously spiced pork shoulder, slow-cooked until fork tender. Equally delicious rolled up inside tortillas, or heaped on a plate alongside beans and rice.
Pinch of Yum
Perfectly spiced, simmered and portioned, these stuffed peppers are one of the more fun ways to insure the kiddos take down a full serving of veggies.
No. 2 Pencil
Beef brisket simmers in a savory broth overnight, then makes itself right at home wrapped in a tortilla, finished with tomatoes, onion and fresh lime wedges.
For a healthier take on your favorite southwest-inspired dishes, incorporate ancient grains like quinoa!
Chelsea's Messy Apron
What's a good Tex-Mex fiesta with a generous serving of beans? These require only a handful of inexpensive ingredients—and a potato masher.
Pennies and Pancakes