1 (10 ounce) can chopped tomatoes and green chiles
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 small green, red or yellow bell peppers, cut into strips
1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
3 cups cooked rice
1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco or low-fat feta cheese
Trim fat from meat. Place in a 3-1/2 or 4 quart slow cooker.
In a bowl, stir together undrained tomatoes, onion, garlic,
oregano, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Pour over meat.
Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 9 hours or on HIGH for 3 1/2
to 4 1/2 hours. If using low heat setting, after allotted time,
turn to HIGH and add pepper strips and pinto beans. Cover and
cook 30 minutes more.
Remove meat. Cool slightly. Shred or thinly slice meat across
To serve, spoon hot rice into soup bowls. Arrange meat on top