Easy Slow Cooker Burrito Bowls

Your favorite local burrito spot is now your SLOW COOKER! Today we create the EASIEST, most delicious, best sounding, and protein packed recipe you’ve had yet. This recipe has it all…AND more!

 2 Pounds (32 Ounces) Chicken Breast
 2 Cans (439g Cans/878g Total) Low Sodium Black Beans
 1 Jar (24 Ounces/680g) Salsa
 2 Cups (270g) Frozen Corn
 1/2 Cup (4 Ounces) Water
 1 1/2 Teaspoons Minced Garlic
 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
 2 Teaspoons Ground Cumin
 1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
 1 Teaspoon Oregano
  Some Black Pepper 

Tip: If you don’t have all those spices,  and/or want something cheap and quick, you can use:  1/2 Packet Low Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix

Trim the fat off of your Chicken Breast and cut them in half
2. Layer your Chicken into the bottom of your slow cooker
3. Drain and rinse your Black Beans then add everything else in
4. Give it a quick mix to combine your spices, making sure to keep your Chicken submerged before covering
5. Cover and cook on Low Heat 7-8 hours or High Heat 4-5 hours
6. Once cooked, take 2 forks and shred up your Chicken

Tip: Switch up the temperature with other spices or mild, medium, and hot salsa!

About the Author: Derek Howes

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel, shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive— it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in magazines, on the news, and TV shows are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation”, and is without question the most important habit he follows.



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