Mozzarella and Pesto Chicken in a Crock Pot Recipe | Yummly

Mozzarella and Pesto Chicken In A Crock Pot

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8Hours
390Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 1/2 ounces pesto
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 package ranch dressing (powder mix)
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
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    NutritionView More

    390Calories
    Sodium18% DV420mg
    Fat43% DV28g
    Protein65% DV33g
    Carbs0% DV1g
    Calories390Calories from Fat250
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat28g43%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol150mg50%
    Sodium420mg18%
    Potassium580mg17%
    Protein33g65%
    Calories from Fat250
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate1g0%
    Dietary Fiber
    Sugars0g0%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium10%
    Iron

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(99)

    Angela 7 days ago
    I really love this recipe. it is very simple to make. I have even made this with half cutting it in half and it is still delicious. it has become a family favorite.
    Brett 8 days ago
    Good so far. New ideas!
    SuperCulinaire 9 days ago
    Turned out very well! The chicken was very tender and the pesto added a great flavor to the meat!
    Melanie Brewer 16 days ago
    Very runny like soup, tasted good. Ended up mixing with rice and baking it.
    Tasty and moist. Would make it again even my 2 year old loved it!
    FmMaj9 NoName 8 months ago
    This recipe is great if you want to make a soup of shredded chicken to serve over rice. Cooking chicken breasts so long will render them very fragile, and they'll never look like the photo above. Chicken is soaked prior to sale so the pieces are already loaded with fluid, so adding anything over an 1/8th cup of broth will leave the meat submerged. Adding 2 cups makes this a soup. Adding 1.5 sticks of butter and a jar of pesto will leave a thick layer of oil on the top of the soup. I used chicken thighs for keeping the form and taste, coated the pieces with a mixture of pesto, Ranch mix and parmesan cheese, and cooked them via sous vide, grilling them afterwards for a minute on each side. They can also be grilled before the sous vide, or pan-seared for a minute, or broiled to brown. Topped with mozzarella or Italian blend cheese, fresh basil, a few strips of sundried tomatoes, and a few capers.
    Reynolds 8 months ago
    It was so delicious!! My husband LOVED it!! It was a little soupy but I just shredded the chicken to soak up more flavors and served it with angel hair pasta with butter, Parmesan and garlic salt. Sliced up some on the vine tomatoes pretty thin and added them about a half hour before and that added a great extra flavor! Soooo good!!
    Marci M. 10 months ago
    Fantastic! I used Classico brand pesto. I get asked to make this often. Sometimes I shred my chicken afterwards and make pulled chicken sandwiches. My teens love it!
    Angela B. 10 months ago
    big hit with the husband and kids!!! definitely making again!
    Jenny McKinsey 10 months ago
    It turned out pretty good! We had cheesy rice on the side.
    VaKu 10 months ago
    it was good and liked by all
    Kris a year ago
    Loved it! But reduced the time to 4 hours on low. Added sun dried tomatoes and mushrooms and served over pasta roni. Sauce is a broth, next time I will reduce the amount of broth to get a less 'soupy' result. Flavor is awesome!
    Lisa Bennett a year ago
    delicious and easy I will make it again 😊
    So easy, so tasty! I made some linguine noodles, put the chicken on top and scooped some juice from the crockpot and poured over the noodle - so delicious!
    Angie C. a year ago
    I think this is my first review ever, but I had to say how pleased I was with this recipe. The best part was that I did it all in the Instant Pot. I only used one stick of butter and did salt and pepper the chicken before adding it to the pot. The chicken was moist and juicy. I served it over pasta and everyone enjoyed it.
    Lisa V a year ago
    Family loved it, will make it again.
    Santi C a year ago
    This was delicious! I used a 1/2 stick of butter less and I garnished it with sun dried tomatoes. It was magnificent!!! 😘👌 next time, I’ll try it with 1 cup of chicken broth to make the sauce a little thicker
    Delicious! We ate it over spaghetti noodles. Stored it together in the fridge & it was even better the next day! Will make this again.
    D'Juan James a year ago
    It turned out great! I also added mushrooms and additional seasonings to the chicken! Would’ve liked the sauce a little thicker but overall great.
    Erin Takamaki a year ago
    So good :) I’d make it again
    Mrs. Drennon a year ago
    I felt it was just ok, maybe too much chicken but it was easy to make
    Muscat a year ago
    Great!! Served it with butter garlic pasta and used the left over juices for more pasta sauce. Will def make again
    Delicious! I mixed it with some linguine, my tastebuds danced.
    Kim B. a year ago
    Great I might have cook to long chicken a little dry but other wise awesome
    Sally a year ago
    Used my pressure cooker to make the recipe. In 20 minutes It was perfect.
    Tasha Martin a year ago
    It was pretty good, strong on some pesto in some bites. I added tomato which was a nice touch.
    monics f. a year ago
    Turned out very good!
    Octavia Cole a year ago
    i felt it was okay. a little bland it needed more salt and if i make it again i would either add noodles to soak up the juices or use like half a cup of broth instead. i felt the broth took away from the pesto flavor. also it turned out a bit dry so next time i may try baking it instead.
    Jennifer D. a year ago
    loved it! we only used 1 1/2 cups of chicken broth as on prior comment i read and made bow noodles. not a bite got tossed out
    Borne a year ago
    Absolutely love this! Will be on our regular menu from now on!

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