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Crockpot Cowboy Chicken Chili Mac Recipe - Family Fresh Meals
5 from 1 vote

Crockpot Cowboy Chicken Chili Mac

This Crockpot Cowboy Chicken Chili Mac is perfect for fall. It’s a warm, hearty, stick-to-your-ribs meal the whole family will love.
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  • Ingredients:
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp paprika powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/3 cup of onion diced
  • 1 15 oz cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes with juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced minced
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 12 oz package of elbow pasta cooked to al dente according to package.
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese plus extra for topping
  • chives diced for topping
  • 2 cups chicken broth


  • Add chicken to your crockpot. In a small bowl, mix together chili powder, paprika, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, dried oregano black pepper and salt. Sprinkle seasoning over both sides of chicken.
  • Next add in your red pepper, onion, beans, tomatoes, garlic, barbecue sauce, ketchup and chicken broth to slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 hours or HIGH for 4 hours.
  • Once cooking time is up, shred chicken with 2 forks. And mix in crockpot until well combined. Stir in cooked pasta.Stir in cheese. Turn the crockpot off. Cover until cheese is melted, about 5 mins.
  • Serve topped with cheese and diced chives.


Nutrition Information:

Calories: 484kcal (24%)Carbohydrates: 70g (23%)Protein: 36g (72%)Fat: 16g (25%)Saturated Fat: 8g (40%)Cholesterol: 87mg (29%)Sodium: 1616mg (67%)Potassium: 1088mg (31%)Fiber: 5g (20%)Sugar: 20g (22%)Vitamin A: 1615IU (32%)Vitamin C: 45.6mg (55%)Calcium: 360mg (36%)Iron: 4.1mg (23%)