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Nap Time Soup with Crock-Pot

Today I’m sharing a pressure cooker recipe you can make during your kid’s nap time. Or if you don’t have kids, while you nap. The only catch is that it will have to be a power-nap because my new Crock-Pot  Express Crock Multi Cooker cranked out a perfect chicken enchilada soup in 35 minutes flat. Amazing right  This thing is so good my family might actually think I’ve learned to cook.

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If you are a longtime reader of my blog you know that I love to eat and hate to cook. Let me rephrase. It’s not exactly that I hate to cook I just hate all of the work that goes into cooking. 5 bowls here, 4 pans there and before you know it your kitchen is a wreck and all you have made is a turkey sandwich. The only thing that I don’t mind making is something in the crockpot because it is not only easy cooking but easy cleaning. I discovered Skinny Taste a few years back and I love all of her Crock-Pot  recipes. She also has a ton of pressure cooker recipes and up until now I’ve had a Crock-Pot and a separate pressure cooker. I love being able to start a meal and slow cook it all day but some times I need a pressure cooker for those quick meals when I forget to plan ahead. After we moved into the apartment I had to store the pressure cooker because storage was an issue so I’m so excited to now have one product that gives me the option to pressure cook as well as slow cook!

Before I walk you through this three step recipe I wanted to mention that you can save 15% off at Amazon on this Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi Cooker with code 15SOUTHERN at checkout! If you know a working gal, working mom, busy college student or just someone that loves comfort food then this would make a great Christmas present! The Crock-Pot  Express Crock Multi Cooker combines the functions of a pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer and allows you to saut. There are 8 built-in presets that let you effortlessly cook anything from stews to rice to yogurt.

And now for a live (blog) demonstration. Here are the steps for making Skinny Taste’s Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup in my new Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi Cooker. For all of the ingredients see the full recipe here.

Step 1: Saut  onions in the Crock-Pot  Express Crock Multi Cooker until soft, 3-4 minutes. Slowly add the chicken broth, tomato sauce and chipotle adobo sauce (I used green chiles).

Step 2: Add the drained black beans, diced tomatoes, corn, cumin, oregano and stir. Add the chicken breasts; cover and cook on high pressure for 20 minutes then quick release.

Step 3: Remove chicken and shred with two forks. Add chicken back into the soup, adjust salt and cumin to taste. Serve in bowls and top with cheese, avocado and sour cream.

I mean how great / easy was that?!?! I can’t wait to try even more recipes. Next on my list are these recipes my girlfriends recommended:

 Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps

Pioneer Woman Pot Roast

Crock-Pot Santa Fe Chicken

Copycat Chipotle Barbacoa

Don’t forget you can save 15% off at Amazon on this Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi Cooker with code 15SOUTHERN at checkout! The code is valid through 11.18 so hop to it!

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  1. Robin says:

    I was wondering if you can use the recipes published for the instant pot in the crock pot express cooker. Are they the same?