Weight Watchers 3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Creamy Italian Chicken
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3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Creamy Italian Chicken Recipe

Boneless skinless chicken breasts cooked in the crock pot with a little light Italian dressing until tender, and then finished with some reduced-fat cream cheese, turns out tender and flavorful!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 177
Author: Martha McKinnon | Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup favorite reduced-fat Italian vinaigrette dressing (use one with a lot of flavor that you really like)
  • 4 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese (2 ounces)

Instructions

  • Ideal slow cooker size: 1-1/2- to 2-1/2-Quart.
  • Place the chicken breasts in the slow cooker.
  • Season the chicken well with salt and pepper and Pour over the dressing.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours, or until the chicken breasts are tender.
  • Cut the cream cheese into cubes. Turn the slow cooker to HIGH. Add the cream cheese and stir until melted and well blended.
  • Serve over rice or pasta or with mashed potatoes, and a veggie and/or salad for a complete meal.

Recipe Notes

You can serve it as is, or over rice or noodles to catch all the yummy sauce.
Or over zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice if you are watching your carbs.
Add a green vegetable and/or simple side salad and you’ve got a healthy balanced Weight Watchers family-friendly meal.
For best results use a light Italian dressing with lots of flavor.
Add crushed red pepper flakes for a hit of spice.
5 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
3 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
3 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
4 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
Nutrition Facts
3-Ingredient Slow Cooker Creamy Italian Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th recipe)
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 48
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.3g8%
Carbohydrates 2.8g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Protein 30.3g61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy crock pot chicken, easy creamy chicken, slow cooker Italian chicken