By contributing writer SnoWhite Salsa chicken in the slow cooker is an incredibly easy dinner to prepare for your family. Toss in some pineapple and black beans and serve over brown rice. It's perfect for Cinco
When the Packers play the Bears, I always plan a party and make sure this is on the menu. Using the slow cooker means I can get to watch the game, too! I serve the chicken on submarine rolls with a bit of the sauce and some chopped lettuce. Or cut the chicken breasts in half and make sliders. —Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin Skip links
During cold days, there is not much more comforting than a hot pot roast with gravy and potatoes and carrots. It's a classic recipe that turns an inexpensive cut of meat into a tender meal.This recipe for slow cooker pot roast makes it super easy. Sear the meat first to create a deep and rich flavor and then the slow cooker does the rest.See more frugal recipes!
Beans and rice make the perfect meal because they're well-balanced, an excellent source of protein, and easy to prepare. Sausage adds full flavor to the recipe, and traditional pork sausage lovers won't even notice the switch to chicken sausage. —Robin Haas, Cranston, Rhode Island Skip links
Basically, you just add chicken to the bottom of the slow cooker and pile all of your favorite ingredients on top. Bell peppers, onions, and jalapenos all give this soup more substance. A few hours later, an amazing soup is ready to enjoy. I usually serve the soup with a bit of avocado to lend...