4 Slow Cooked Chicken Recipes For Crock Pot


Pesto Chicken Thighs

This chicken recipe only calls for a few ingredients, making it not only easy to prepare, but also affordable. It serves up to 8 people and makes a great leftover dish the following day.


  • 3 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 Tbsp store bought or homemade chicken broth
  • 1 – 6.25 oz. jar basil pesto
  • 1/2 tsp. table salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper


Season the chicken thighs with table salt and black pepper and put in the slow cooker.

In a separate dish combine the pesto and chicken broth. Add the mixture to the crock pot and cover the chicken evenly.

Cover and cook on high heat for at least 4 hours.

This meat can then be served as is or to suit any individual personal taste preference. One idea is a Bruschetta-topped style including tomatoes, onion, basil, and vinegar served with rice or noodles. In another recipe the ingredients bacon, pasta, ranch dressing, and pasta can be incorporated for another take on this very versatile dish.