Slow-Cooker Creamy Ranch Chicken

Aug 24 2021
If you're taking a break from using the stove or oven, we strongly suggest using your slow cooker. Make delicious food with minimal effort AND without overheating your kitchen! This easy recipe has soooo much flavor…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Slow-Cooker Creamy Ranch Chicken Recipe

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1/6th of recipe: 232 calories, 7.5g total fat (3.5g sat fat), 571mg sodium, 8.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 29g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 3*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 3*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 3–4 hours on high or 7–8 hours on low

Ingredients:

1 1/2 lbs. raw boneless skinless chicken breast

One 1-oz. packet ranch dressing/dip seasoning mix

1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 cup chopped onion

1 tbsp. chopped garlic

2 tbsp. cornstarch

1/2 cup light/reduced-fat cream cheese

2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

Serving suggestions: riced cauliflower, spiralized zucchini, hearts of palm noodles

Directions:

Place chicken in a slow cooker, and season with ranch seasoning. Add broth, onion, and garlic.

Cover and cook on high for 3–4 hours or on low for 7–8 hours, until chicken is fully cooked.

Transfer chicken to a large bowl. Shred with two forks.

In a small bowl, combine cornstarch with 2 tbsp. water. Add to the slow cooker. Add cream cheese and Parm, and stir until uniform.

Return shredded chicken to the slow cooker and mix well.

MAKES 6 SERVINGS

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