10 minutes prep, then throw everything into your slow cooker and come home to the ultimate comfort food. Excessive toppings are a must!
1. Tomato passata is pureed plain tomatoes that is the consistency of a thick, smooth liquid, not like a paste or sauce. In Australia it is found in the pasta section of supermarkets and costs around the same as canned tomatoes.
You can substituted with 1 large can (28oz / 800g) crushed tomatoes + 2 tbsp tomato paste + 1 tbsp brown sugar]
2. You can use red kidney beans instead of black beans, or 1/2 cup of dried beans.
3. Especially for slow cooked dishes, always under season during cooking, then adjust the seasoning at the end, firstly because you never know exactly how much liquid you will end up with and also the saltiness of canned ingredients like beans differs from brand to brand, and the slow cooking process draws out the saltiness into the soup.
4. These nutrition facts assume you assume chicken breast and it serves 6. It does not include toppings.