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Crock Pot Southwest Chicken Spaghetti

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This one is always a hit and super easy. Makes enough for lots of leftovers or you can freeze half for later!

Ingredients

  • 4 whole Chicken Breasts (can Even Be Frozen)
  • 1 can Black Beans, Rinsed And Drained
  • 15 ounces, weight Jar Of Salsa
  • 1 can Corn, Drained
  • 2 sprigs Cilantro
  • 8 ounces, weight Cream Cheese
  • 16 ounces, weight Spaghetti

Preparation

Put chicken in the crock pot and cover with beans, salsa, corn and cilantro (however much you want).

Cook on high 4-5 hours.

Shred chicken with forks and put back in crock pot. Put cream cheese on top and cook for an add’l 15-20 minutes on low. Stir together.

Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti. Toss it all together in large pot.

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mommymimi on 11.26.2009

Yum! We have a new recipe for our rotation! My husband said, “it tastes way better than it looks” lol He does not like casseroles/one-dish-meals. So, that was as good as 2 thumbs up from him! Thank you for the recipe!

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melissauga on 11.3.2009

This was awesome. The 3 year old thinks it’s a crime to eat noodles with anything other than butter and Parmesan cheese, but hubby and I loved it. I actually broke the spaghetti into thirds based on a reviewer suggestion for smaller pasta. I also used ‘runny’ salsa instead of the “thick and chunky” so we were plenty saucy!

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sportymom on 10.28.2009

Fabulous comfort food! I left out the corn and added pinto beans instead of black, but we all really loved it! Thanks!

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camlu on 9.2.2009

This was a hit with everyone in my family except my uber-picky eater. We will definitely be making it again!

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Diana on 8.30.2009

This recipe sounded and looked good, but we didn’t care for it. I didn’t put the noodles in with it because it wasn’t saucy enough for them. It was just ok. Thanks for sharing.

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Laura Sexton on 9.10.2012

This recipe was incredible!!! I told my entire family about it. It made enough for me to serve it twice and have a lunch out of it. I can’t wait to make it again.

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absoluthanks on 1.13.2012

We loved this recipe. My husband hates salsa so I didn’t list off the ingredients to him until after he was on his second helping. He was shocked he was eating it. It was really good.

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jlpcooks on 10.30.2011

This was a big hit with my picky kids and hubby! I did not need a full pound of spaghetti noodles, so next time I will only cook about 1/2 pound. I have made this filling with velveeta before to put on rice or tortilla chips, and I really liked it with the cream cheese. I used a mild salsa since I was feeding kids, but if you prefer more spice, you could choose a different salsa. We will definitely make this again! Would also be easy for potlucks! Such an easy and tasty recipe!

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