Slow Cooker Bacon Ranch Chicken {Keto}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
This might the tastiest, most amazing pile of shredded chicken that ever existed. We’ve got a homemade Ranch dressing mix, combined with cream cheese and bacon and it all hangs out in the slow cooker all day. Once it’s cooked, you can shred the chicken into the creamy sauce and then add sharp cheddar cheese. Are you drooling yet? Because I am. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 - slices bacon
  • 8 - oz. cream cheese
  • 2 - Tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 - tsp dried dill
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 - tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 - tsp pepper
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded sharp cheddar cheese**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook the bacon and chop it up into small pieces.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, chopped bacon with the parsley, dill, garlic powder, onion powder, basil and pepper.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in the base of the slow cooker. Spread the cream cheese-bacon mixture over the chicken.
  4. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, strain off excess liquid if needed, then shred the chicken with the cream sauce. Mix in the shredded cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Prepare veggies.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Bacon Ranch Chicken with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

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

    • 4 boneless chicken breasts
    • Half of the cream cheese-bacon combo into each bag

    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 Once cooked, shred the chicken into the cream sauce and add shredded sharp cheddar cheese.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free version of this meal.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

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

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Slow Cooker Bacon Ranch Chicken {Keto}

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the chicken into the cream sauce and then add shredded sharp cheddar cheese.
    Serve with veggies.

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