Monday, April 6, 2015

Southwestern Chicken

Southwestern Chicken: Savory Sweet and Satisfying

I really like crock pot dishes like this one. It does not require any precooking and it is very quick and easy to prepare. 

Southwestern Chicken: Savory Sweet and Satisfying

Southwestern Chicken
30 ounces frozen corn
1- 15 ounce can low sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
1- 16 ounce jar chunky salsa, divided
6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

For Serving (not included in nutritional info):

In a greased crockpot combine frozen corn, beans and 1/2 cup salsa. Top with chicken and pour remaining salsa over top. Cover crock pot and cook  on high for 3-4 hours or low for 7-8 hours. Sprinkle with cheese, cover and cook for 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Shredded chicken and  mix. Serve over rice.


Serves: 12
Calories: 285
Total Fat: 7.8g
   Saturated: 2.4g
   Polyunsaturated: 0.4g
   Monounsaturated: 1.2g
   Trans: 0g
Cholesterol: 76.6mg
Sodium: 517.9mg
Potassium: 252.9mg
Total Carbs: 24g
   Dietary Fiber: 3.2g
   Sugars: 5.4g
Protein: 33.2g
Vitamin A: 7.9%
Vitamin C: 15.6%
Calcium: 12%
Iron: 9%
*The nutritional information will vary slightly depending on the brands you use.

*Adapted from Fix-It and Forget-It Lightly by Phyllis Pellman Good.

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