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Slow Cooker Recipes: Chicken and Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Recipes: Chicken and Bean Soup
Slow Cooker Recipes: Chicken and Bean Soup
When the days are busy and the nights are cold, there’s nothing better to come home to than this slow cooker recipe for Chicken and Bean Soup!

There’s good stuff in here! Chicken, corn, black beans, tomatoes–it’s filling and satisfying.

Kid #1 has proclaimed that we should have it every night. While we won’t have it that often, this slow cooker recipe is definitely a keeper!

Slow Cooker Recipes: Chicken and Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Recipes: Chicken and Bean Soup

I found this while wandering the web, however, the blog I found this one on did not credit the original poster--and had not yet made it themselves!

So, it's not mine and I do not know who shared it first.


  • 1 Can Rotel
  • 1 Can of Corn
  • 1 Can of Black Beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 2 Frozen Chicken Breasts (1 if it's giant)
  • 1 packet Dry Ranch Dressing (like Hidden Valley Ranch)
  • 1 Tablespoon Cumin (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese


  1. Layer ingredients in slow cooker EXCEPT for the cream cheese.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours.
  3. Shred chicken.
  4. Place cream cheese on top.
  5. Cook for another 30 minutes. Stir.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

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