Caprese chicken soup! This low carb recipe uses caprese ingredients - chicken, tomatoes, basil, mozzarella & can be made in your slow cooker or Instant Pot.

Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Caprese Chicken Soup (Low-Carb)

  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen


  • 3/4 – 1 lb chicken boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
    2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped for garnish


Slow Cooker

  1. Add the chicken, diced tomatoes, dried basil, Parmesan cheese garlic, salt, pepper, and broth to the slow cooker. Stir to mix well.
  2. Cook HIGH 2-3, LOW 4-6.
  3. Stir in mozzarella cheese and fresh basil. Cook an additional 15-30 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Instant Pot

  1. Add all ingredients except the mozzarella cheese and fresh basil to the Instant Pot.
  2.  Select manual setting and set time for 10 minutes. Quick-release pressure when cook time is completed.
  3. Set Instant Pot to warm setting. Stir in mozzarella and fresh basil. Cover and let sit on warm 15-30 minutes or until cheese is melted.