Healthy Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

You'll love this healthy twist on a classic party food
 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
253
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
26%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Protein
21g
43%
Carbs
3g
1%
Vitamin A
88µg
10%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.3%
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
23.5%
Vitamin C
34mg
56%
Vitamin D
0.4µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.7%
Vitamin K
4µg
5%
Calcium
141mg
14%
Fiber
0.1g
0.5%
Folate (food)
10µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
10µg
3%
Iron
0.9mg
5.1%
Magnesium
25mg
6%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
7mg
37%
Phosphorus
206mg
29%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
271mg
8%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
10.8%
Sodium
1418mg
59%
Zinc
1mg
7%

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