Salsa Slow Cooker Chicken: Sensational Simplicity

Created by Amanda D’Souza

Reviewed by Registered Dietitian Sarah Tappan

When I was pregnant, there were days when I was too tired to even think about cooking. But a girl’s got to eat, right? Especially when she’s eating for two! That’s when this Salsa Slow Cooker Chicken became my go-to recipe. It was easy, delicious, and perfect for those busy or tiring days. Plus, it was gestational diabetes-friendly, which was a cherry on top!

Salsa Slow Cooker Chicken: Sensational Simplicity

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 2 mins Cook Time 4 hrs Total Time 4 hrs 2 mins
Servings: 4


A set-it-and-forget-it recipe that's perfect for busy days, this dish combines the flavors of salsa and chicken in a gestational diabetes-friendly meal.



  1. Place the chicken breasts in your crockpot and season them with salt and pepper

  2. Pour the salsa over the chicken, making sure it's fully covered

  3. Cook on low for 4-6 hours, or until the chicken is tender and easily shreds with a fork

  4. Serve your salsa chicken over a bed of lettuce for a low-carb taco salad, or use it as a filling for lettuce wraps. Enjoy

Keywords: Gestational diabetes, Slow cooker recipes, Salsa chicken, Easy meals, Diabetes-friendly slow cooker, Healthy chicken recipes, Gestational diabetes diet, Pregnancy meals

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