Meal under $10: "Not for company" slow cooker chicken


Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 to 8 1/2 hours (in crock pot)
Serves: 4 for approx. $9.67

  • 1 can corn (15-16 oz. can)
  • 1 can black beans (15-16 oz. can)
  • 1 jar of salsa, your choice (16 oz.)
  • 1 1.25 oz. package taco seasoning
  • 3 to 4 chicken breasts, frozen*
  • 1 package cream cheese, softened (8 oz.)


Add corn, black beans, salsa, taco seasoning, and chicken to crock pot and cover. Cook on low for 8 hours. Shred chicken and add softened cream cheese. Cook for 30 more minutes and stir well.

*You could use defrosted chicken too.

You can serve this as is or over a bed of rice, pasta, or corn chips.

This recipe is courtesy Click here for several variations on serving this dish.