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Slow Cooker Spinach and Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Red Potatoes

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Rating: 5/5
2 reviews

ready in: 2-5 hrs
serves/makes:   4

recipe id: 75246
cook method: crock pot
Spinach and Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Red Potatoes Recipe
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1 package (10 ounce size) frozen spinach, defrosted
1/4 cup fine bread crumbs
1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 tablespoons pesto
4 small chicken breast halves
5 small red potatoes, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 teaspoons salt, divided
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons paprika


Mix spinach, bread crumbs, chopped red onion, garlic, pesto, and half the salt. Rinse and pat chicken dry. Slice small horizontal pocket into the side of each chicken breast. Fill pocket with spinach filling.

Toss potatoes in olive oil, remaining salt and pepper. Layer bottom of crock pot with sliced red onions, potatoes; sprinkle with paprika.

Place stuffed chicken breasts on top of potatoes. Spoon leftover stuffing evenly over each breast. Cook on LOW for 4-5 hours.

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Sarah Christine Bolton, CDKitchen Staff


356 calories, 11 grams fat, 30 grams carbohydrates, 35 grams protein per serving.
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Oct 13, 2006

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
Very good. Impressive for a crockpot recipe too. Will make again.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
This is absolutely amazing! very healthy but you would never know by how delicious it is, and it does not involve much preparation. I will definitely be making this regularily, thanks for the recipe!

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