Slow Cooker Mexican Chili Bowls from Del Monte®


Taco seasoning, green chilies, and a hint of chocolate and peanuts give this Mexican-inspired, slow cooked chicken rich flavor.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs 55 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs
8 servings


  • 3 (14.5 ounce) cans Del Monte® Diced Tomatoes with Zesty Mild Green Chilies, undrained

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can Del Monte® Whole Kernel Corn, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips

  • 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs

  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

  • 2 (8.8 ounce) packages heat-and-serve brown rice

Topping Options:

  • Sour cream or plain Greek yogurt

  • Shredded Cheddar cheese

  • Sliced green onion

  • Chopped fresh cilantro

  • Lime wedges


  1. Combine tomatoes, corn, beans, taco seasoning and chocolate chips in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add chicken, lightly press down into tomato mixture to cover slightly. Cover and cook 8 hours on LOW or 4 hours on HIGH.

  2. Remove chicken and cut into bite size pieces; return to slow cooker and stir in peanut butter. Prepare rice according to package directions. Serve chili in bowls over rice, with toppings, as desired.


NOTE: May substitute 4 tsp. cocoa powder and 1 Tbsp. brown sugar for chocolate chips.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

272 Calories
6g Fat
39g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 272
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 1178mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 290mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.