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Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Recipe

  • Author: Kristy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


This salsa verde chicken is probably one of the easiest slow cooker recipes I have in my arsenal. Find easy slow cooker salsa verde chicken.



  • 6 boneless chicken breasts (4 oz each)
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 Tbs lime juice
  • 1 16 oz jar salsa verde (whatever brand you like, I’ve used Herdez and Trader Joe’s)
  • 1 can white beans, drained and rinsed (I like great northern beans)
  • 1 1/2 cup low fat or fat free sour cream ( you can also sub in plain fat free yogurt)


Step by Step

  1. Place chicken in slow cooker (frozen or thawed, doesn’t matter).
  2. Mix all other ingredients, except sour cream and beans, and pour over chicken.
  3. Cook on low 6-8 hours or high 3-4 hours.
  4. Remove chicken and shred.
  5. Add sour cream and beans into the sauce, stir well.
  6. Place chicken back in the slow cooker.
  7. When beans are warmed through (about ten minutes), dinner’s ready!
  8. Serve with either by itself, kind of like a soup, or over quinoa or brown rice.


Weight Watchers Points Plus are based on chicken and sauce only. Starch not included. Nutrition calculated using low fat sour cream and unrinsed beans – you can lower sodium and calories by draining and rinsing your beans and using fat free sour cream.


  • Calories: 198
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 935.3mg
  • Fat: 3.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.8g
  • Protein: 24.1g
  • Cholesterol: 56.3mg