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


  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or more)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped for garnish

Instructions

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. If using raw chicken, remove from the slow cooker, shred the meat & then add the shredded chicken back to the slow cooker.
  4. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the mozzarella cheese. Cook an additional 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  5. Garnish remaining mozzarella cheese and fresh basil before serving.

Instant Pot

  1. Add the chicken, diced tomatoes, dried basil, Parmesan cheese garlic, salt, pepper, and broth to the Instant Pot. Stir to mix well.
  2.  Select high pressure and set time for 12 minutes. Quick-release pressure when cook time is completed.
  3. If using raw chicken, remove from the pressure cooker, shred the meat & then add the shredded chicken back to the Instant Pot.
  4. Set Instant Pot to warm setting. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the mozzarella cheese. Cover and let sit on warm 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  5. Garnish remaining mozzarella cheese and fresh basil before serving.