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Monday, May 21, 2012

Yummy Crockpot Nachos


This is a staple at my daughter's home - especially if she is having
a large crowd over.  The chicken slowly cooks in the crockpot
and at the end salsa, corn, beans, cream cheese and cheese are
added to make a one pot meal.  


I made this when her 7 year old daughter was over and as I put it
together to take a photo she promptly told me I was doing it wrong -
that they just serve the chips on the side of the dip.  I told her
everyone could do it the way they wanted, so we set up a 
make your own nacho bar with chips, the chicken dip, salsa,
additional cheese, guacamole, ranch dressing, limes and cilantro
on the side.  Of course she just had the chips and dip - separately!


It may not look like much, but the flavor is great.

Crockpot Chicken Nachos

5-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (can be frozen)
1/2 C. brown sugar
1 can corn kernels, drained
1 can black or kidney beans, drained
2 C. salsa
8 oz. cream cheese, cubed
1 C. grated cheddar cheese or Mexican blend cheese

Place chicken and brown sugar in crockpot and
cook on high for 3-4 hours (if frozen) less if thawed
or until chicken shreds easily.  Add remaining ingredients
and heat through for 15-20 minutes making sure that
the cream cheese blends in.

SERVE AS DESIRED
(or as instructed by your resident expert!)

Set out desired ingredients and let everyone create
their own personalized nachos.





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12 comments:

It's me said...

Delicious...i feel water in my mouth....hahahahha!!..love love love Ria....xxx....

scrambledhenfruit said...

Yum! All of those flavors together make for a delicious dip. What a great way to feed a crowd! :)

Pondside said...

This sounds so completely different than my idea of nachos - and so much more delicious. I'll bet the kids will be having this over the next two weeks.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

No doubt it's very flavorful, I find the brown sugar interesting! Love that your little helper was supervising:@)

Sweet Tea said...

Oh YUM!
This recipe is a Keeper!

Cathy at Wives with Knives said...

It looks delicious to me, Jacqueline. I love this kind of food and it is perfect for a crowd. A nacho bar is a great summertime idea.

Alycia Nichols said...

C'mon, Grandma! Get with the program! You're supposed to serve it separate!!!!!!!! :-) It sounds really good, Jacqueline, with the chicken and the crunchy corn...very tasty! You have presented it beautifully - albeit incorrectly! - and I applaud you for taking a stand! :-) Grandkids...funny little entities, aren't they!?? Have a great afternoon!

anniebakes said...

This looks fabulous!! I know my family would love it! anne

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

Hi, Jacqueline. You've been on my mind lately, wondering why I haven't seen your posts lately (and missing them), so I went out searching for you :). I've been a follower for some time, but for some reason you don't show up on my blog list, so I'm doing it again, a different way so I don't miss your beautiful posts again. ~Zuni
PS This recipe sounds wonderful!

Julie Harward said...

YUM! I love nachos like this, the perfect meal! A great way to make them too, thanks, Loved the fruit display below too...you always have such neat things going on here! :)

Shug said...

Mmmmmm sounds good!! I love it that she corrected you on how to serve the dish....that is cute!

Sarah said...

Missed this one earlier, but not I'm craving Mexican food. Guess I'll have one of those little goodies in the post above too. LOL

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