Healthy Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot

Healthy Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot

This Healthy Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot is just 304 calories and has over 56 grams of protein!

These slow cooker chicken breasts are easy and delicious, and will quickly become your favorite smothered chicken recipe!

Healthy Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot

This low calorie cheesy chicken recipe makes a great weeknight meal. And for people looking to increase their protein intake, it’s a fantastic option!

Adding spinach, chicken, tomato, and cheese to a slow cooker has never been more delicious. And thanks to this low calorie recipe, actually as healthy as it is delicious.

This Healthy Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot is just 304 calories and has over 56 grams of protein!

Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make healthy crockpot chicken breast recipes.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll even find low calorie tips for making chicken breast crock pot recipe, a nutrition label and so much more.

To make this recipe for slow cooker chicken breast easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read through them for low calorie tips, and the shopping list. Or skip ahead to the printable recipe card.

What You’ll Find in This Article:

  • Smothered Chicken Breast Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Cheesy Chicken in Crockpot
  • Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Spinach Chicken Breast Recipes

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this spinach chicken recipe to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for slow cooker chicken recipes…

Smothered Chicken Breast Ingredients

It’s easier thank you might think to make healthy, low calorie slow cooker recipes for chicken with cheese.

Low Calorie Tips for Recipes for Slow Cooker Chicken:

  • No Oil… when you make chicken with cheese recipes in a slow cooker, you don’t need any oil or fat. You can skip it and save both calories and fat!
  • Liquid is not Needed… the spinach in this spinach chicken breast will wilt and supply you with enough liquid in this spinach chicken tomato slow cooker recipe. So you can save more calories and instead use the ingredients you’re using to create moisture.
Healthy Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot

Shopping List for Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipes:

  • Baby spinach
  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • Tomato
  • Shredded cheddar cheese

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of chicken breast recipes crockpot you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for spinach with chicken breast can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make low calorie smothered chicken in a slow cooker…

How to Make Cheesy Chicken in Crockpot

This dump and cook, slow cooker chicken recipe is so easy, you’ll be shocked!

You can toss in the main ingredients, and walk away. Then 30 minutes before serving, add the additional ingredients and your amazing smothered chicken in crock pot will be perfect and ready.

How to Make Crockpot Chicken Recipes:

  1. Add the chicken and spinach to the slow cooker.
  2. Cook on LOW for 5 hours or on HIGH for 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  3. Uncover the slow cooker, but leave it on. Add the tomato slices to the tops of the chicken, and spoon the wilted spinach over the tomatoes.
  4. Top with cheese and cook for an additional 30 minutes on HIGH uncovered.
  5. Use a spatula to gently move the crockpot chicken breasts to plates and serve hot.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best smothered crockpot chicken…

Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot

This slow cooker chicken breast with tomato and spinach is just 304 calories, and is great alone, over pasta. With rustic bread, atop a salad… the possibilities are endless.

Try out this easy cheese and spinach smothered chicken in crockpot when you want to filling, protein packed meal. It’s delicious, impressive, and so very easy!

Healthy Cheese and Spinach Smothered Chicken in Crockpot

Slow Cooker Chicken Breast with Tomato and Spinach

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This cheese and spinach smothered chicken in Crockpot recipe is just 304 calories!
Enjoy this filling main course with a slice of rustic bread, alongside a salad. Or slice and add this slow cooker chicken breasts with tomato and spinach over pasta.
This low calorie crockpot chicken recipe is easy and packed full of protein (56.1g of protein!) plus it's flavorful and so easy to make!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 304 kcal

Equipment

  • slow cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tomato cut into rings
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

  • Add the chicken and spinach to the slow cooker.
  • Cook on LOW for 5 hours or on HIGH for 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Uncover the slow cooker, but leave it on. Add the tomato slices to the tops of the chicken, and spoon the wilted spinach over the tomatoes.
  • Top with cheese and cook for an additional 30 minutes on HIGH uncovered.
  • Use a spatula to gently move the crockpot chicken breasts to plates and serve hot.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1chicken breastCalories: 304kcalCarbohydrates: 1.4gProtein: 56.1gFat: 7.8gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 145mgSodium: 398mgPotassium: 136mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 0.5gCalcium: 159mgIron: 2mg
Keyword chicken, crockpot, slow cooker
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