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Make an easy dinner with Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing, this recipe is easy to make gluten-free if needed, plus it’s simple!
This recipe hit our menu way back in 2012, that’s right…YEARS ago. It was one that came from an old cookbook that my mom had and I was immediately intrigued, plus it only uses 5 ingredients that are likely to be in your pantry and one of them is water.
Does it get any easier?
How do you make Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing?
Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing takes the best of holiday dinners and puts them in one dish in the slow cooker.
If you do not like your food to touch, just move on to this Air Fryer Turkey Breast because this is not for you.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing is all about mixing the food together, taking all those great comfort foods and making it into a one-dish dinner.
Once the Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing is done, you have a big plate of comfort food to enjoy for dinner.
Should you use chicken breast or chicken thighs for Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing?
I would use chicken thighs for this meal, skinless and boneless. Chicken breast has a tendency to dry out rather quickly, although you can use it for this, the best flavor will come from chicken thighs.
Chicken thighs have a juicer flavor and texture, they just shred apart after slow cooking with the other ingredients, making them a great choice for this meal.
How do you make Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing?
There are two ingredients that will need to be adapted to make this gluten-free. The first one is stuffing. It’s important to use a gluten-free stuffing. We prefer this gluten-free stuffing from Aldi.
During the holiday season, I usually stock up on several boxes of gluten-free stuffing from Aldi to keep throughout the year for meals such as this.
It can also be made with any of your favorite boxed gluten-free stuffings.
The next swap needs to be the gravy. This 5 Minute Gluten-Free Gravy is the BEST one that I have found and it’s so easy to make, I suggest it even if you do not need gluten-free.
It’s much better than the canned or jarred versions.
If you use this gravy recipe, you will use the entire amount of gravy you make to pour over the ingredients in the slow cooker.
Can you make Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing in the Ninja Foodi?
It’s easy to use just as you would a slow cooker.
This can also be done using the pressure cooker function, I will be sharing that version as well. This makes a great Ninja Foodi Recipe.
Now that you have all the tools to make this recipe, it’s time to enjoy this delicious Slow Cooker Chicken and Stuffing tonight!
- 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast or Chicken Thighs (Thawed)
- 1 Package of Chicken Stuffing or Gluten-Free Stuffing (Stove Top)
- 1 1/2 Cups Water
- 1 14.5 oz Can Green Beans, Drained
- 1 14.5 oz Can Chicken Gravy or Gluten-Free Gravy
- Spray your slow cooker or use a liner to cover it with non-stick cooking spray.
- Place the chicken on the bottom.
- Top it with the dry stuffing, water, green beans, and gravy.
- Cover it with the lid.
- Set the slow cooker to low for 8 hours.
- Carefully remove and serve.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 463Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 178mgSodium: 814mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 4gSugar: 6gProtein: 51g