22 Best Mexican Crockpot Recipes

If you’re a fan of Mexican cuisine and slow cooker dinners, you’re in for a treat. We’ve compiled a list of 25 mouth-watering Mexican Crockpot recipes that are perfect for any night of the week. From creamy queso and beef burritos to zesty pork carnitas, these dishes are fresh, fun, and just a little spicy.

The best part? These meals are mostly hands-off, so you can turn on the heat and get on with your day. Whether you prefer your food mild or with a touch of heat, these recipes are easy to customize. Get ready to be inspired and have your pen and paper ready, because you won’t want to wait to get started!

6. Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup

Are you a fan of chicken fajitas? If so, you’ll love this soup version! To make it as colorful as possible, use a variety of peppers. If you don’t like spicy food, simply leave out the jalapeños. But if you’re like me and enjoy some heat, choose a spicy salsa to give the soup a kick. The slow cooker makes this recipe easy to prepare – just throw everything in and let it cook!

7. Crockpot Chicken Fajitas

Looking for an easy and flavorful dinner option? Try these Crockpot Chicken Fajitas! The chicken and peppers are cooked in salsa, infusing them with delicious flavor. And the finishing touch of lime and honey takes them to the next level. Here’s what you need to make this dish:

  • Chicken breasts
  • Bell peppers
  • Onion
  • Salsa
  • Lime
  • Honey

Simply combine the chicken, peppers, onion, and salsa in your crockpot and let it cook on low for 6-8 hours. Then, squeeze fresh lime juice over the top and drizzle with honey before serving. Enjoy your delicious and easy Crockpot Chicken Fajitas!

25. Mexican Hot Chocolate

If you’re looking for a decadent and sinfully rich drink, Mexican hot chocolate may be just what you need. This recipe uses real cocoa powder and chocolate to ensure that it’s as dreamy as possible. To add a little kick to your chocolate, a pinch of chili can be added to complement the chocolate flavor. However, if you’re not a fan of spicy drinks, feel free to leave it out. Unlike sugary packs of cocoa, this recipe is made from scratch and promises to be a real treat for chocolate lovers. So, why not curl up with a good book and enjoy a warm cup of Mexican hot chocolate?

8. Chili’s Queso (Slow Cooker Version)

You can now enjoy Chili’s famous queso dip at home with this slow cooker version. Cut the cheese into cubes for faster melting and add jalapeños if you like it spicy. This recipe is almost identical to the original and is perfect for a quick and easy dinner or party appetizer. Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy the deliciousness!

Ingredients Instructions
1 lb. block of Velveeta cheese, cubed 1. Combine cubed cheese, milk, and tomatoes with green chilies in a slow cooker.
1/2 cup milk 2. Cook on high for 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted and dip is smooth.
1 can of diced tomatoes with green chilies 3. Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy!
Optional: jalapeños, diced  

Note: This recipe yields about 6 servings.

23. Slow Cooker Mexican Picadillo Recipe

If you’re looking for a delicious and flavorful beef stew, try this Slow Cooker Mexican Picadillo recipe. Unlike traditional beef stews, this recipe has a spicy kick and a touch of sweetness from golden raisins. After cooking in a blend of stock and tomatoes, the beef becomes tender and mouth-watering. This recipe is perfect for a cozy night in or for feeding a crowd. Give it a try and impress your taste buds.

9. Crockpot Mexican Lasagna Stack Up

Looking for a meatless meal that won’t be missed by even the heartiest carnivores? Try this Crockpot Mexican Lasagna Stack Up recipe. You can easily add faux-chicken or tofu to the mix of salsa, beans, corn, and cheese to create a delicious and filling dish. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make in a crockpot, making it a great option for busy weeknights. Give it a try and see for yourself how tasty meatless meals can be!

21. Chile Relleno Dip

To make this delicious Chile Relleno Dip, you can use a skillet or slow cooker. The slow cooker method involves mixing all the ingredients and letting them melt together on low for 90 minutes. However, it is essential to roast the peppers for the best results. Depending on the type of chilis you use, the dip can be either super spicy or mildly warm. Don’t skip the roasting step!

5. Slow Cooker Chicken Pozole

This hearty and delicious Mexican soup has many variations, but one of the best ways to make it is with slow-cooked chicken. To add a bit of spice, use poblano peppers, which are known for their bold and savory flavor. For extra flavor, add in more chicken and let it cook together. Once cooked, you can shred the chicken and use it in the soup, while saving the extra for later. This soup is perfect for a cozy night in or for a gathering with friends and family.

22. Slow Cooker Chicken Soup with Lime

Looking for a twist on classic chicken soup? Try making Slow Cooker Caldo de Pollo with a zesty kick of lime juice and a touch of chili. This easy-to-make recipe adds a whole new level of freshness to the comforting bowl of soup. Here’s how to make it:

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1-2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions:

  1. Add chicken, chicken broth, onion, bell pepper, garlic, cumin, oregano, salt, and black pepper to a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours, until chicken is cooked through and tender.
  3. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks.
  4. Return chicken to slow cooker and add lime juice, jalapeño peppers (if using), and cilantro. Stir to combine.
  5. Serve hot and enjoy the zesty twist on classic chicken soup.

1. Easy Crockpot Taco Soup Recipe

Looking for a delicious and easy soup recipe to warm you up this winter? Look no further than this easy crockpot taco soup recipe! Packed with all the savory, spicy, and sweet flavors you love, this soup is sure to become a new favorite. Simply toss all the ingredients into your crockpot and let it simmer to perfection. Serve with your favorite toppings for a filling and tasty meal.

11. Crockpot Tortilla Soup

Looking for a soup that is both filling and flavorful? Look no further than this Crockpot Tortilla Soup. Packed with black beans, corn, tomatoes, garlic, chicken, and crunchy corn tortillas, this soup is sure to satisfy your hunger. Plus, it’s easy to make in your slow cooker, so you can set it and forget it until it’s time to eat. Top it off with a dollop of sour cream and some fresh cilantro for added flavor.

12. Slow Cooker Creamy Fiesta Chicken

Looking for a delicious and easy-to-make dinner recipe? Try this Slow Cooker Creamy Fiesta Chicken! With a creamy sauce and a blend of Mexican-inspired flavors, this dish is sure to please. Be sure to use fresh chicken for the best consistency, and feel free to adjust the spice level by using your preferred salsa. Serve with a side of rice for a complete meal.

4. Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

If you’re craving a creamy and cheesy soup, this recipe is perfect for you. It features tender chunks of chicken in a heavenly mixture of enchilada sauce, cream cheese, and mozzarella. This soup is sure to satisfy your comfort food cravings.

3. Slow Cooker Enchilada Stack

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner that’s packed with flavor, this Slow Cooker Enchilada Stack is the perfect solution. Using tortillas instead of pasta sheets, this recipe creates distinct layers of beef, beans, and cheese that are sure to satisfy your taste buds. Simply cook off the beef, stir in some ingredients, and let the slow cooker do the rest. Plus, with the option to save the recipe straight to your inbox, you can easily make this delicious meal again and again.

13. Chile Verde Stew in the Slow Cooker

Making a delicious Chile Verde Stew in a slow cooker is easy and worth the effort. To start, roast tomatillos, peppers, cilantro, and oregano. Then, prep the veggies just right for the best results. Pour the mixture over fork-tender pork and let the slow cooker work its magic. You can even make it ahead or make extra for future meals. This flavorful stew will leave you wanting more and can be enjoyed with a variety of dishes.

14. Slow Cooker Beef Burritos

Making beef burritos has never been easier with a slow cooker! Simply cook the beef filling in the Crockpot until it’s tender and flavorful. Then, fill up your burritos with the beef and any other toppings you desire. For a messier option, bake the burritos with tomato sauce and cheese for a delicious enchilada-style twist. This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy dinner that the whole family will enjoy.

15. Slow Cooker Mexican Rice (Spanish Rice)

Looking for a tasty and easy way to cook rice without a rice cooker? Look no further than your trusty slow cooker! This recipe for Slow Cooker Mexican Rice (Spanish Rice) is a delicious and flavorful way to cook rice right in your Crockpot.

To make this recipe, simply combine rice, stock, seasonings, and tomatoes in your slow cooker and let it cook on low for several hours. The result is perfectly cooked rice that’s infused with maximum flavor.

For an even more flavorful twist, try adding some Mexican spices to your rice. You can also customize this recipe to suit your taste preferences by using different types of stock or adding in your favorite veggies.

Whether you’re looking for a side dish for your next Mexican-themed meal or just a tasty way to cook rice, this Slow Cooker Mexican Rice recipe is sure to become a new favorite.

17. Crispy Pork Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooked Pulled Pork)

If you’re looking for a pork dish that is both melt-in-your-mouth and crispy, then Crispy Pork Carnitas is the perfect choice. This Mexican slow-cooked pulled pork is fried or baked to perfection, giving it a wonderful crispy edge. What sets this dish apart from other pulled pork dishes is its unique flavoring. The addition of orange juice to the mix gives it an incredible zesty sweetness that is sure to tantalize your taste buds.

18. Slow Cooker Mexican Street Corn

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy way to enjoy corn on the cob, try this Slow Cooker Mexican Street Corn recipe. Simply mix butter, salt, chili powder, garlic salt, and lime juice, and spread it over the corn. Then, sprinkle some crumbly cotija on top for an extra burst of flavor. Let it cook in the slow cooker for a few hours, and you’ll have a mouth-watering side dish that’s perfect for any occasion.

2. Crockpot Mexican Casserole

This colorful and flavorful casserole is a healthy option for any meal. With ingredients like ground turkey, quinoa, and plenty of vegetables, you can enjoy an extra scoop without feeling guilty. The crockpot makes it easy to prepare and the dish can be customized to your liking with your favorite Mexican spices. Here are the ingredients you’ll need:

  • Ground turkey
  • Quinoa
  • Bell peppers
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Black beans
  • Corn
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Chicken broth
  • Mexican spices (cumin, chili powder, paprika)

Simply layer the ingredients in the crockpot and cook on low for 6-8 hours. Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt or avocado for added creaminess. Enjoy the bright colors and delicious flavors of this healthy Mexican casserole.

19. Slow Cooker Refried Beans

You can make refried beans by simply cooking and mashing some beans with seasoning. However, this recipe takes it up a notch by adding caramelized onions and butter to give the dish a rich, deep flavor. Using a slow cooker allows the beans to cook slowly and absorb all the flavors, resulting in a creamy and delicious side dish that pairs well with enchiladas, tamales, and more. Here are the ingredients and steps to make Slow Cooker Refried Beans:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups dry pinto beans
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 cups water

Directions:

  1. Rinse the beans and soak them overnight in enough water to cover them by about 2 inches.
  2. Drain the beans and add them to the slow cooker along with the chopped onion, minced garlic, butter, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Pour in 6 cups of water and stir to combine.
  4. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high for 4-6 hours, until the beans are tender and fully cooked.
  5. Use a potato masher or immersion blender to mash the beans until they are smooth and creamy.
  6. Serve hot as a side dish or use as a filling for burritos, tacos, or quesadillas.

24. Slow Cooker Salsa

If you’re tired of bland, store-bought salsas, try making your own with a slow cooker. Roasting your veggies before adding them to the pot will enhance the flavor and give you the perfect balance of spice and sweetness. Here’s how to make slow cooker salsa:

Ingredients:

  • 4 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  2. Spread the diced tomatoes, onion, and jalapeño pepper on a baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes.
  3. Transfer the roasted veggies to your slow cooker and add the garlic, cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper.
  4. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  5. Use an immersion blender to puree the salsa to your desired consistency.

Enjoy your homemade slow cooker salsa with tortilla chips or use it as a topping for tacos, burritos, or grilled meats.

Summary

You can easily make delicious Mexican dishes in your crockpot. Slow-cooking allows for the flavors to meld together perfectly. Some popular Mexican crockpot recipes include chicken tacos, beef fajitas, and black bean soup. Don’t forget to add fresh toppings like avocado, cilantro, and lime juice for a burst of flavor.

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