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Healthy and Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken (Low Carb / Low Calorie / Keto)

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This easy breezy lemony squeezy slow cooked chicken recipes is perfect for weeknights when you are too tired to cook! Just throw everything in the slow cooker and dinner is served 1.5 – 2 hours late. Just 225 calories or 5 Weight Watchers Smart Points!

Weight Watchers Smart Points = 5

MEAL PREP TIP:  

During your Sunday meal prep, combine the sour cream, pasta sauce, garlic, and spices into a ziplock bag. “Mush” it around to combine and then add the chicken. Refrigerate until ready to cook – then just dump it in the slow cooker!You can do this up to five days in advance. But you might want to double the recipe so that you have enough for leftovers for lunch!

Frequently Asked Questions:

What should I serve with Healthy & Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken Breasts? Asparagus, green beans, or sautéed spinach are always good sides to serve with an Italian dish. But a side salad with Caesar dressing would pair well too!

What do I do with leftover Healthy & Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken BreastsYou can safely store your leftovers in the refrigerator for up to five day. And like I said before, you can have leftovers for lunch if you make a double batch of Healthy & Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken Breasts!

Is this recipe Low Carb? YES!

Is this recipe Keto? YES! Just use full fat sour cream.

Is this recipe Whole 30? No because the recipe uses sour cream.

Now Let’s Get Cookin’!

First, add a slow cooker liner to your crock pot for easy clean up. You will thank me later!

Second, combine the garlic, sour cream, pasta sauce, and seasonings into the slow cooker. Stir to combine.

Third, add the chicken breasts and cover with the pasta sauce and sour cream mixture.

Depending on your crock pot, cook on HIGH for 1.5-2 hours (LOW for 3-4) hours…or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chicken registers 165F.

Serve with a little extra sauce and garnish with chopped spinach for color. Enjoy!

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Healthy and Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 225 kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker
  • Disposable Slow Cooker Liners

Ingredients
  

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 24 oz pasta sauce one jar
  • 8 oz fat free sour cream
  • 1 T garlic, minced
  • 1 T basil chopped
  • 1 T oregano dried
  • 4 cups spinach chopped

Instructions
 

  • First, add a slow cooker liner to your crock pot for easy clean up. You will thank me later!
  • Second, combine the garlic, sour cream, pasta sauce, and seasonings into the slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  • Third, add the chicken breasts and cover with the pasta sauce and sour cream mixture.
  • Depending on your crock pot, cook on HIGH for 1.5-2 hours (LOW for 3-4) hours…or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chicken registers 165F.
  • Serve with a little extra sauce and garnish with chopped spinach for color. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 225kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 29gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 77mgSodium: 1127mgPotassium: 1247mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 3776IUVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 153mgIron: 3mg
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