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{VIDEO} Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Chicken Caprese Casserole (Low-Carb, Keto)


  • Author: Fit Slow Cooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. chicken breasts, boneless & skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups fresh basil (approximately 1 bunch)
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 1/2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Instructions

Slow Cooker

  1. Add chicken, diced tomatoes, and basil to the slow cooker.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together sauce ingredients. Pour sauce into the slow cooker. Stir to mix well.
  3. Cook HIGH 2-3 hour or LOW 4-6.
  4. Add cheese and cook an additional 10-20 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Instant Pot

  1. Add chicken, tomatoes, and fresh basil to the pressure cooker.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together sauce ingredients. Pour sauce into the pressure cooker. Stir to mix well.
  3. Close lid and seal valve. Set high pressure and cook for 8 minutes (make sure internal temperature for the chicken is 165° Fahrenheit). Quick release pressure.
  4. Top with shredded mozzarella cheese. Cook on WARM (or turn off and put the lid on) until cheese is melted.