Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas and a Giveaway

Now that the weather is cooler here in Virginia, there's nothing like coming home from
work to the smell of a nice, warm dinner ready and waiting in my Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker.

Like most families, our fall schedules are crazy busy.  My husband and I both work
outside of the home.  He also helps coach football at our local high school, so when
he finally gets home in the evening he's pretty hungry!
My slow cooker is a life saver!



The Hamilton Beach Set & Forget Programmable Slow Cooker has three choices for
easy, automatic cooking, program, probe and manual mode.


Program mode is so convenient for those busy days when I'm not quite sure when I will
be home.  Just program the time and when it's up, the slow cooker automatically changes
the setting to warm.  How great is that!





















This recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas couldn't be easier.
Just place everything in the slow cooker that morning and when you get home
that evening dinner is ready!

When the chicken is done you can leave the breasts whole if you like, but I prefer
to shred the chicken with two forks and spoon the spicy goodness into warm tortilla shells!





















Most of the time I serve the fajitas with rice and black beans, but they are totally fine
on their own.  Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas are also yummy served over tortilla chips!

























Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

1 lb. boneless chicken breasts
1 pkg. fajitas seasoning mix
1 small onion, sliced
1 red pepper, cut into strips
1 green pepper, cut into strips
1/2 C salsa
flour tortillas
optional toppings: cilantro, sour cream, shredded cheese, tomatoes

Spray slow cooker with cooking spray.
In a small bowl, combine salsa and fajitas seasoning packet; set aside.
Place the chicken, onion and peppers in a Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6 qt.
Programmable Slow Cooker.  Pour the salsa and seasoning mixture over the chicken and
peppers. Cover with a lid and cook 6-7 hours on low or about 4 hours on high until
chicken is cooked through.  Using two forks, shred chicken into bite-size pieces.
Spoon mixture into tortillas and add toppings.

Now for the GIVEAWAY!
It's time you had a new Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6 qt. Programmable Slow Cooker
don't you think?


HOW TO ENTER
To enter to win, simply leave a comment on this post and answer the question:

“What is your favorite slow cooker recipe?”
You can receive up to THREE additional entries to win by doing the following:

1. Become a fan of Me and My Pink Mixer on Facebook. Come back and let me know you became a fan in an additional comment on this post.
2. Follow @meandmypinkmixer on Instagram. Come back and let me know you follow in an additional comment on this post.

4. Follow @mypinkmixerblog and @HamiltonBeach on Twitter. Come back and let me know you follow in an additional comment on this post.
Deadline to enter: Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 11:59pm EST.
Open to U.S. Residents only.
Winner: The winner will be notified via email; if the winner does not respond within 48 hours, another winner will be selected.

Disclosure - I was sent a Hamilton Beach Set & Forget  6 qt. Programmable Slow Cooker to review. 
I was not compensated for this post and as always, all opinions are my own.

Giveaway has ended.
Congrats to Wendy Rozema for winning the Slow Cooker!

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91 comments:

  1. I like to make chili and rice in a slow cooker.
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  3. Follow both on twitter as lulu_brown24

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  4. Brunswick Stew is one of the favorites :) Gonna have to try this one too-natually Gluten Free and I will just switch the flour tortillas to corn ones!

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  5. Would love to win this!! My favorite slow cooker meal is my deer roast recipe - you use an envelope of Lipton Onion Soup mix, a can of cream of celery soup, a can of water, potatoes and carrots - You can do this with beef as well!

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  6. One of my favorite's to do in the crock is a loaded baked potato soup- yummy!!

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  7. I follow you on Facebook too.

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  8. 1 lb dried black beans (2 cups), sorted, rinsed 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup) 1 large bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups) 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 dried bay leaves 1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained 5 cups water 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil 4 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeño chilies 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups hot cooked rice

    Directions

    1In 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except rice.
    2Cover; cook on High heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
    3Remove bay leaves. Serve beans over rice. This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

    I love this product and want one so it will potentially save my life! I can start setting a timer to have a good healthy dinner waiting on us when we get home! I'm always to scared to leave the crock pot going during the day! This makes for crazy rushed nights!

    You know I follow you on FB and Instagram!!! I love your posts and can't wait for the next one!!!

    Kristy Baugher :)

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  9. I'm following you now on Bloglovin'

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  10. Well I follow you on Insta, cuz thats's all I have lol, however, I don't own a slow cooker
    and have seen many I follow love theirs and thought id enter..

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  11. My favorite slow cooker recipe is for buffalo chicken dip to have on gamedays!

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  12. I liked your page on facebook tammgirl/ tammi velez

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  13. I am following you on instagram @tammigirl

    (can't do the twitter, while I already like Hamilton Beach on twitter, I'm not able to follow any more people so I can not follow you there, sorry. I would if I could)

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  14. One of my favorites is corn chowder

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  15. I like slow cooker veggie stew.
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  16. One of my favorites is creamy mac and cheese!! Love pork and sauerkraut in it too :) I am not on instagram or twitter, but you will be my first to follow when I join :) Jaclyn Muterspaugh

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  17. My favorite slow cooker recipe is Slow Cooker Lasagna!
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  18. I"m following you on Instagram
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  19. I'm following you & Hamilton Beach on Twitter @keatonemma

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  20. I still love the classics Pot roast and stew beef.

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  21. My favorite is definitely sweet and sour meatballs

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  22. Butternut squash chilli. Perfect fall yum mines

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  23. I love to make vegetarian chilli. Annge29@yahoo.com

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  24. My favorite slow cooker recipes are the ones I actually REMEMBER to turn on! Seriously, the last time I used my slow cooker, I forgot to set it so when I came home from work we had room-temp pot roast (which I ended up having to throw away!) This slow cooker sure would solve that problem for me!

    Thank YOU for the opportunity to win - your Fajitas look incredible (just like everything else you share with us!)

    xo

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  25. I already follow you on Instagram/Twitter and around the world! :)

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  26. I'm a F*A*N of M&MPM on Facebook!

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  27. I love making pulled pork bbq in my slow cooker!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  30. My favorite slow cooker recipe is slow cooker french toast.

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  33. My favorite slow cooker recipe is your barbecued chicken. Pat K.

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  36. My favorite thing to make in the slow cooker is my mom's pinto beans. I love them.
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  39. I follow you and Hamilton Beach on Twitter as @Battle_Cry87 :)
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  40. I like making lasagna and chicken cacciatore in my slow cooker.
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  44. I love to make cheesy chicken quesadilla in a slow cooker. Big hit for all four boys!

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  45. My favorite slow cooker recipes are soups!

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  46. I love Italian chicken made in the crockpot! And chili!

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  49. This fajita recipe might be my new favorite! It was delish! Served with black beans, brown rice and fresh avocado -- yummy :)

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  50. My favorite slow cooker recipe is applesauce!

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  54. One of my favorite meals is bacon & lentil soup
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