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13 Slow Cooker Mexican Recipes Under 300 Calories

You can still eat delicious, healthy dinners during even the busiest days. These slow cooker Mexican recipes are all under 300 calories -- and prep is a snap!

1. Slow Cooker Carnitas | 223 Calories

Rave Review: "This recipe is much easier using the slow cooker. It makes a great filling for tamales, enchiladas, tacos, and burritos. It's also great combined with your favorite barbecue sauce and served on buns." -- Erin Parker

Slow Cooker Carnitas

Photo by Meredith

2. Slow Cooker Chicken Mole | 289 Calories

Rave Review: "A dark, rich, complex flavored mole recipe. I generally shred the chicken so it will soak up the mole sauce and serve it with warmed tortillas. Tailor it to your own level of hotness and/or cocoa/peanut flavor. Mole is a sauce that has a lot of variations." -- ELAINE05

Slow Cooker Chicken Mole

Photo by Marsha

3. Charley's Slow Cooker Mexican Style Meat | 260 Calories

Rave Review: "Wonderful! We have used it shredded in burritos, enchiladas, nachos, omelets, and several casseroles that call for Mexican seasoned beef. It really makes a roast go a long way." -- DBYATES

Charley's Slow Cooker Mexican Style Meat

Photo by Soup Loving Nicole

4. Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup | 262 Calories

Rave Review: "This tortilla soup tastes better than anything you can get at a restaurant. And it's healthy too! Don't let the long list of ingredients fool you. All you do is dump everything into the slow cooker and walk away." -- Elena

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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5. Chicken Taco Filling | 149 Calories

Rave Review: "This recipe is easy, yet delicious when used in tacos or other Mexican cuisine. Try it for enchiladas and nachos too." -- Dianna Brown-Brenny

Chicken Taco Filling

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6. Andy's Spicy Green Chile Pork | 169 Calories

Rave Review: "AWESOME dish. So easy to make and so, so yummy. Cannot wait to make it again!" -- Mama B.

Andy's Spicy Green Chile Pork

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7. Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa | 292 Calories

Rave Review: "Very easy and very tasty. Great for parties. Set out tortillas and let your guests make street tacos." -- Jeff Pogue

Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa

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8. Chicken Enchilada Slow Cooker Soup | 186 Calories

Rave Review: "Added a can of rinsed black beans. It was DELICIOUS! And even better as leftovers." -- akk85984

Chicken Enchilada Slow Cooker Soup

Photo by Meredith

9. Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken | 148 Calories

Rave Review: "Easy to make, healthy, and full of flavor. Just put all the ingredients in a slow cooker and let the machine do the work. There are infinite variations as to how to use the finished product, and your family is guaranteed to like each one." -- Carajeanne

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Photo by Paula

10. Slow-Cooker Posole | 241 Calories

Rave Review: "By far the best slow cooker recipe I have made in a long time! It was rich, flavorful and hearty!" -- kurlieq

Slow Cooker Posole

Photo by bd.weld

11. Spicy Turkey Tacos | 251 Calories

Rave Review: A great way to use up leftover turkey (or chicken) meat!

Spicy Turkey Tacos

Photo by bd.weld

12. Mexican Pintos with Cactus | 153 Calories

Rave Review: "Cactus leaves turned out great! After they were cooked, I added them to fajita veggies. Yum!' -- Momi

Mexican Pintos with Cactus

Photo by Snacking in the Kitchen

13. Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken | 272 Calories

Rave Review: "So easy and so delicious! we served it over Mexican rice and black beans with a little cheese and sour cream." -- Rae Barnes

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

Photo by CountryGirlGourmet


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