Some days you just know are going to be crazy, but even on crazy days the family needs dinner.
Enter the Crock-Pot.
I love meals whose prep consists of tossing ingredients into a slow cooker and pressing a button.
These fajitas are simple, yummy, and easy- and a healthy ending for a busy day.
Start with a layer of onions and bell peppers. If your family can handle extra heat, you can even add some jalepenos or other hot peppers. I had a gazillion banana peppers on hand, so I threw them in there.
Add a can of diced tomatoes or jar of salsa.
Layer chicken tenders or breasts(I used frozen) over the vegetables. Sprinkle with Cajun seasoning, a taco seasoning packet, or your favorite blend of spices.
There is no need to add water, as the moisture from the vegetables will be enough.
Serve in warmed tortillas with your favorite toppings.
Personally, I like a bit of sour cream, shredded cheddar, gobs of salsa, and a generous sprinkle of fresh cilantro.
My little window box of cilantro should keep me supplied through the winter. I love fresh cilantro!
So, next time you feel a bit harried, consider an easy Crock-Pot dinner for a busy week night. Do you have a favorite slow cooker recipe? I’d love if you would share it! Post the recipe in the comments below or add a link to your site.