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Slow Cooker Cheesy Pesto and Mushroom Chicken

  • Author: Karen
  • Cook Time: 2-3 hours
  • Total Time: 39 minute
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts (2 chicken breast halves)
  • 1/3 cup pesto sauce
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella


  1. Place chicken in the bottom of the slow cooker and salt and pepper it.  You can put the chicken breasts in whole or you can cut into bite size pieces.
  2. Add the mushrooms to the slow cooker.
  3. Spoon the pesto over the chicken and mushrooms in dollops.
  4. Sprinkle the cheese over the top.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours.  Check chicken for doneness.
  6. If the chicken is already cut into pieces, stir a bit and serve.  If the chicken is whole, then slice the chicken on a cutting board and stir together with the pesto sauce and mushrooms and then serve.


Ideal slow cooker size: 3 quart