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Slow Cooker Chicken Sloppy Joe Sliders

A traditional comfort food with a unique but oh-so-delicious twist. These Slow Cooker Chicken Sloppy Joe Sliders are a winner for the entire family. Served between two sweet potato rounds, it makes for one delicious and hearty meal. Lighten it up by serving the chicken in a lettuce wrap, over a bed of greens, or whatever way you please.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 15 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Entree, Slow Cooker

Ingredients

For the “bun:”

Instructions

To make the Sloppy Joes:

  1. Place all of the ingredients in the slow cooker. Mix to combine.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  3. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with two forks.
  4. Return back to slow cooker, stir to mix all ingredients, and set temperature to warm (or low) until ready to eat.
  5. Place chicken between two sweet potato rounds. Add desired toppings such as pickles, onion, greens, slaw, mayonnaise, etc.

To make Sweet Potato “Buns:”

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a large baking sheet (or two, depending on how many sweet potatoes you’re going to bake) with parchment paper.
  2. Arrange sweet potato slices in a single layer on baking sheet(s). Brush with ghee.
  3. Bake for 25-30, flipping halfway through baking time, or until sweet potatoes are tender and lightly browned on the surface.

Notes

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Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe (without sweet potato)
  • Calories: 187
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Sodium: 450 mg
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 24 g