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Baked Black Bean and Salsa Chicken

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Servings: 4 persons


  • 1 1.3 lb package chicken breasts ($2.32) Other chicken cuts would totally work!
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa ($1) Bought recently on sale, plus store promotion and coupon
  • 2 cups cooked black beans ($.40)(Or learn how to cook your own beans here.)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin ($.05)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder ($.05)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup rice ($.20)
  • 4 ears corn ($1)


  • Place the chicken breasts into an 8x8 inch glass baking dish. Pour the salsa over the top and then stir in the black beans, cumin and garlic powder. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Bake at 350 for 55-60 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle. Dice the chicken and mix it all up with the salsa and black beans.
  • Prepare rice as directed on package.
  • Remove husks and threads, then boil the ears of corn for 4 to 6 minutes.
  • Serve Black Bean and Salsa Chicken on Rice with Corn Cobs.