Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli

Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli

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If you’re looking for an easy and delicious recipe to make for dinner tonight, look no further than this Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli recipe. Not only is it incredibly easy to make, but it’s also a healthy and filling meal that the whole family will love.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli

I first discovered this Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli recipe during a busy week when I didn’t have much time to spend in the kitchen. I was looking for a quick and easy recipe that would satisfy my hunger and my taste buds, and this recipe did not disappoint.

I loved how easy it was to prepare – I simply tossed all of the ingredients into my slow cooker and let it do its thing. The result was a delicious and healthy meal that I could enjoy without having to spend hours in the kitchen.

What I love about this recipe is how versatile it is. You can easily swap out the broccoli for other vegetables, like cauliflower or green beans, depending on your preference. And if you’re not a fan of mushrooms, you can leave them out of the recipe altogether.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

This Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli recipe has become a staple in my household. It’s a quick and easy meal that I can rely on when I’m short on time, and it’s also a healthy and delicious option that the whole family loves.

How To make Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli

To make Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli, start by adding diced chicken to the slow cooker and seasoning it with salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder. Then add sliced mushrooms, diced onion, and broccoli florets on top of the chicken. Spread cream of mushroom soup over the vegetables and chicken and sprinkle half of the shredded cheese on top. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for six hours or on high for four hours. Once done, serve over steamed white rice and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top. You can also add other vegetables of your choice or adjust the cooking time depending on how tender you like your broccoli.

Best Servings for Chicken and Broccoli

This recipe serves 4-6 people, depending on how hungry you are. It’s perfect for a family dinner or for meal prep for the week ahead.

When serving, I recommend steaming some white rice to go with the chicken and broccoli. The rice helps to soak up the delicious sauce and adds a nice texture to the meal. And don’t forget to sprinkle some extra cheese on top for an extra pop of flavor.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli

Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli

Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli is easy to make also it's a healthy and filling meal that the whole family will love.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Course Slow Cooker
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 378 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 - 6 cups broccoli florets (about 2 small heads, you can cut and use the stems too)
  • 2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • ¼ tbsp onion powder
  • ¼ tbsp garlic powder
  • 21 oz cream of mushroom soup (two 10.5-oz. cans)
  • 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts diced
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (divided) This is an 8 ounce package
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp salt

For serving

  • steamed white rice

Instructions
 

  • Add the diced chicken to the slow cooker. If you prefer not to dice your chicken, you can leave them whole and shred them at the end of the cooking time.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with the salt, pepper, onion, and garlic powder.
  • Add the mushrooms, onion, and broccoli on top of the chicken.
  • Spread over the cream of mushroom soup.
  • Sprinkle over HALF of the cheese.
  • Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on LOW for 6 hours or on HIGH for 4 hours.
  • Serve over rice with a sprinkle of cheese.

Notes

  • This recipe is incredibly versatile. You can swap out the broccoli for other vegetables, like cauliflower, green beans, or carrots, depending on your preference.
  • If you like your broccoli to be more on the tender side, add it to the slow cooker during the last hour of cooking.
  • If you prefer a thinner sauce, add a splash of milk or chicken broth to the slow cooker before serving.
  • If you're not a fan of mushrooms, you can leave them out of the recipe altogether.
Keyword Chicken and Broccoli, Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli, Slow Cooker recipe

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Amount
Calories 378kcal
Carbohydrates 13g
Protein 41g
Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 117mg
Sodium 1479mg
Potassium 905mg
Fiber 2g
Sugar 3g
Vitamin A 790IU
Vitamin C 58mg
Calcium 316mg
Iron 2mg

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