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Crock Pot Chicken Pesto Pita

Slow Cooker Chicken Pesto Pita

  • Cooking Time:

    6–8 hours
  • Servings:



1–1/2 lb. chick­en thighs, bone­less, skin­less
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves gar­lic, minced
1 red bell pep­per, chopped
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pep­per
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
3 T. chick­en broth
1/2 c. may­on­naise
7 oz. pesto, basil
2 avo­ca­dos, peeled and chopped
1 c. cubed Havar­ti cheese
4 whole wheat pita breads, cut in half
But­ter let­tuce leaves

Slow Cook­er Chick­en Pesto Pita is a great sand­wich to ever serve on game days… You will be a hit!

  1. Place chick­en, onion, gar­lic, and red bell pep­per in a 3–1/2 quart slow cook­er.
  2. Sprin­kle with salt, pep­per, and basil. Pour chick­en broth over all.
  3. Cov­er. Cook on Low for 6–8 hours until chick­en is done.
  4. With two forks shred chick­en right in the slow cook­er.
  5. Trans­fer to a large bowl and add may­on­naise and pesto. Stir in avo­ca­dos and Havar­ti cheese.
  6. Cut the pita bread in half and line with let­tuce leaves.
  7. Add warm chick­en mix­ture and serve imme­di­ate­ly.

Option­al: If you pre­fer a cold sand­wich, you can cool the chick­en mix­ture in the fridge, then mix with remain­ing ingre­di­ents and serve as a cold sand­wich.

NOTE: It will keep in the fridge for a cou­ple of days.

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Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly "Mom Monday" segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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Meet Jenn Bare

Jenn is the founder of Get­Crocked, the #1 resource for slow cook­ing with over 1.5 mil­lion online fol­low­ers. She inno­vates recipes dai­ly with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cook­er.

She innovates recipes daily…

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a week­ly “Mom Mon­day” seg­ment on ABC-15 in Phoenix.

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