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Tray of Chicken Enchiladas Topped with Avocado and Cilantro
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5 from 3 votes

Crockpot Chicken and Vegetable Enchiladas

Crockpot Chicken and Vegetable Enchiladas are an easy, kid friendly and make ahead dinner! Cook the chicken and vegetable filling in the crockpot then stuff into tortillas and bake for a quick dinner that feeds a crowd!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cinco de mayo recipe, meal prep, mexican dinner
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • 1 Crock Pot
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 9 x 13 Pan

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1-1.5 lbs Chicken Breast
  • 1 Yellow Onion Sliced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper Sliced
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper Sliced
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • Flour Tortillas
  • 1 cup Enchilada Sauce Store bought or Homemade
  • 1 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 10 oz Diced Tomatoes with Green Chiles Drained
  • 1/2 cup Whole Milk Greek Yogurt

Instructions

  • Pour chicken broth into crock pot.
  • Add chicken, onion, red and yellow pepper to a large crock pot.
  • Season with salt, pepper, cumin, garlic powder and oregano.
  • Cook on high 2-4 hours or on low 6-8 hours until chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove chicken from crock pot and shred.
  • Add crock pot mixture to a large mixing bowl. Add diced tomatoes and Greek yogurt. Stir together.
  • Pour about 1/2 cup of enchilada sauce into the bottom of a 9x13 pan. It should be just enough sauce to thinly cover the entire pan.
  • Add chicken filling to tortillas. Place tortillas seam side down in 9x13 pan. Continue until pan is filled. If you have leftover chicken filling, use to make additional enchiladas in a new pan.
  • Pour 1/2 cup enchilada sauce on top of tortillas. Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese. Cover with foil.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, remove foil and bake for 10 more minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Allow enchiladas to rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Top with sliced avocado, cilantro or jalapeno slices before serving.