chicken & white bean salsa soup.

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this recipe is simple and healthy.. and maybe the best part: you make it in your slow cooker!  i have become obsessed with throwing a slew of ingredients into my crock pot before work and coming home to a hot, delicious meal~without the fuss.

this entire recipe cost me $8.  it serves 4 to 6 people, depending on your appetite~that is only $1.50 to $2 per serving! gotta love a thrifty meal.

ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken breast, cubed
  • one 14 oz can low sodium chicken broth
  • 12 oz frozen corn
  • one 15 oz can white beans
  • one 16 oz jar thick & chunky salsa
  • one onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 1.5 TB cumin
  • salt & pepper

directions:

  1. throw everything into the slow cooker.
  2. stir it all up.
  3. cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high for 4-6 hours.                                 IMG_8640
  4. come home from work & the gym and eat!  IMG_8641

nutrition information per serving (based on 6 servings): 219 calories, 24g protein, 22g carbohydrates, 4g fat a protein/carb/fat ratio of 43/40/17

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Whole Body Love December 2, 2009 at 9:40 pm

Oh this is so happening this winter! Easy and healthy and I love crockpot cooking. I feel like I made dinner for my family without losing time!

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Rebecca Prill February 22, 2013 at 2:59 pm

Hi! I just stumbled upon this recipe. Sounds delicious (and so so easy!) I made a few modifications (used a can of rotel instead of salsa, added a few other spices, etc) and have it prepped to cook tomorrow! Thanks for the recipe, I’m sure it’ll be GREAT!!

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