Creamy Pesto & Sun Dried Tomato Chicken

Creamy Pesto and Sun Dried Tomato Chicken

Mount Healthy, OH, USA

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Creamy Pesto & Sun Dried Tomato Chicken
Prep Time
6 Minutes
Cook Time
3 Hour (s)

Time on High: 3 to 4 hours Time on Low: 6 hours Fresh, fabulous, and easy! I love this recipe. It fits all my qualifications as a perfect dish. Its easy to prepare for a busy weekday meal and impressive enough to make for a special family dinner or to serve to guests. I have served it with a pasta, mashed potatoes, or couscous. Add a side salad and you have the perfect meal.


2 Teaspoons butter
1 Teaspoon olive oil
6 Boneless chicken breasts
1/2 Cup chicken stock
1 Package ranch seasoning mix
1/2 Cup basil pesto, drain excess oil
1/2 Cup sun dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
1/4 Cup half & half


Spray the inside of your Crock-Pot® slow cooker with a non stick cooking spray.
Heat a large skillet, add butter and olive oil.
When hot, add chicken breasts; sear on both sides for 3 to 4 minutes per side.
Remove from heat.
Place chicken into the bottom of the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.
Add stock and sprinkle with ranch seasoning mix.
Top with pesto and sun dried tomatoes.
Cover; cook on High for 3 to 4 hours or on Low for 6 hours.
When done, stir in half & half.
Serve with a pasta, potato, or couscous and a mixed green salad.


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Something different

I made this dish last night with mashed potatoes , & it was so good! The flavors are amazing & the chicken was so tender! I will definitely make it again!

Jolene Ahlgrim
Columbus, OH

TOUGH chicken !!

The flavors in this dish are very good, but OMG, the chicken is so tough. I used chicken breasts, just like the recipe said, I cooked all the ingredients for 3 ½ hours on HIGH, just like it said. But the chicken was so tough! I will try this again with chicken thighs because the flavors are very good.

Karen Goebel
The Woodlands, Texas


This is so good! I've made this twice. Kudos to the person that thought of this!! Like stated on the recipe, it's an easy weeknight dinner, yet perfect for company. I did sear the chicken, but not sure if it's absolutely necessary. I think after cooking for awhile, crock pot chicken will naturally be tender and fall apart. Yummy with bow tie pasta and so creamy and tasty!! I would also put a little more broth and add a little more half and half. I normally don't rate recipes but couldn't stand to see this one with no reviews.

Denise Sawyer
Peoria, Az

creamy pest and sun dried tomatoe chicken

the whole family loved this chicken even the picky one of the house

kirsten henderson
colrain, MA

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