Slow Cooker Lemon Pesto Chicken {Freezer Meal Friendly}
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5 from 2 votes

Slow Cooker Lemon Pesto Chicken {Freezer Meal Friendly}

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 5
Author: Sarah Olson

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs. boneless skin-less chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup "FRESHLY SQUEEZED" lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup jarred basil pesto I use Classico brand
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

Slow Cooker Size:

  • 3 quart or larger

Instructions

  • (IF MAKING A FREEZER MEAL DON'T COOK FIRST, FOLLOW FREEZER INSTRUCTIONS)
  • Add everything to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours. Serve over pasta or rice, topped with parmesan cheese.

Freezer instructions

  • Add everything to a gallon Ziplock bag. Squeeze out excess air and seal. Place in freezer for up to a month. When ready to make, thaw for 24 hours in the fridge. Follow cooking instructions above.