Healthy Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

Healthy Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Who doesn’t love a delicious buffalo chicken dip at a party? It is creamy, delicious, a little spicy, and extremely flavorful. But when it is loaded with a few different types of cheese, this dip can get pretty fattening, pretty quickly. We’ve lightened up this recipe for you so you can thoroughly enjoy this essential party food without the guilt.

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10
Servings
147
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 thin-cut chicken breasts
  • 1 Cup chicken broth
  • 1 Cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 4 Ounces softened block of cream cheese, reduced fat (do not get fat-free)
  • 1 Tablespoon ranch dressing
  • 1 Cup shredded part skim Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 Cups hot sauce

Directions

In the slow cooker, place chicken breasts, 1 cup of hot sauce, and chicken broth on low for four hours until the chicken is fully cooked. When the chicken is done, shred the chicken and drain excess sauce.

Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Mix together the shredded chicken, another cup of hot sauce, yogurt, cream cheese, ¾ cup of Monterey Jack cheese, and ranch seasonings until fully combined. Put in a greased baking dish and sprinkle with remaining Monterey Jack cheese. Bake for 35 minutes and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
19g
15%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
35µg
5%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
6mg
8%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
4µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
101mg
10%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
21µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
12mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
109mg
16%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
751mg
50%
Water
77g
3%

Healthy Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Healthy Cooking Tip

Substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.