A Fiesta in Your Slow Cooker

In the pantheon of sauces, I find that I make many fewer cream based sauces than any other. Broth, yes. Wine? Of course. Those that are made with cream (or in this case, cream cheese), are less familiar to me. Here is an exception to the rule and I’m glad I made it.

Crock-Pot Chicken With Black Beans & Cream Cheese

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This is an easy Mexican-flavored slow cooker dish that takes just seconds to prepare.

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Yup. 5 ingredients.

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Chicken first and then add the corn, beans and salsa.

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Add the brick of cream cheese near the end.

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It is amazing how when it melts, the flavors all come together.

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A fiesta in your slow cooker!

Crock-Pot Chicken With Black Beans & Cream Cheese

Prep Time: 3 mins | Cook Time: 4 hrs | Servings: 4


4 -5 boneless chicken breasts
1 (15 1/2 ounce) can black beans
1 (15 ounce) can corn
1 (15 ounce) jar salsa, any kind
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese


1. Take 4-5 frozen, yes, frozen, boneless chicken breasts put into crock pot.

2. Add 1 can of black beans, drained, 1 jar of salsa, 1 can of corn drained.

3. Keep in crock pot on high for about 4-5 hours or until chicken is cooked.

4. Add 1 package of cream cheese (just throw it on top!) and let sit for about 1/2 hour.

5. All done and enjoy!

Nutritional Info: Calories 679.1
Calories from Fat 315
Total Fat 35.0 g
Saturated Fat 15.1 g
Cholesterol 155.2 mg
Sodium 913.4 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50.0 g
Dietary Fiber 11.1 g
Sugars 9.9 g
Protein 45.8 g

Source: http://www.food.com/recipe/crock-pot-chicken-with-black-beans-cream-cheese-yum-89204

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Categories: Cheese3, Chicken2, Low Carb, Main Dish 3, Mexican, Recipes, Slow Cooker

Author:The Ranting Chef

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One Comment on “A Fiesta in Your Slow Cooker”

  1. January 26, 2016 at 11:13 am #

    Oh YUM!


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