Buffalo Chicken Nachos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
With these nachos, let the chicken slow cook the day away, then shred it into the sauce and spoon onto the nachos! For the full flavor effect, don’t skip the crumbled blue cheese and chopped celery garnish.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - packet(s) ranch dressing mix
  • 1 - cup(s) buffalo wing sauce
  • 1 - bag(s) tortilla chips**
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded mozzarella cheese**
  • Garnish: - crumbled blue cheese**
  • Garnish: - chopped celery**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the chicken breasts in the base of the slow cooker and sprinkle the ranch dressing mix over the top. Pour the buffalo wing sauce over the top.
  2. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Once the chicken is cooked, shred with 2 forks and combine with the sauce.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  4. Assemble the nachos on baking sheet with tortilla chips, shredded buffalo chicken and shredded mozzarella cheese on top. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  5. Prepare fruit.
  6. Serve Buffalo Chicken Nachos with crumbled blue cheese and chopped celery garnish, and side of fruit.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

    To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

    • 4 boneless chicken breasts
    • 1 packet Ranch dressing mix
    • 1 cup buffalo wing sauce

    Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

    Freeze & Thaw Instructions

    Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours. Shred the chicken once it is cooked, and then assemble the nachos as directed.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free if you use gluten-free Ranch dressing mix.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Buffalo Chicken Nachos

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the chicken and then assemble nachos with tortilla chips and shredded mozzarella cheese.
    Serve with crumbled blue cheese and chopped celery garnish, and side of fruit.

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