Creamy Ranch Chicken - Weight Watchers Freestyle
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Yield: 6 Servings (4 points per serving for blue and purple, 6 points per serving for green)

Course: Main Course
Keyword: freestyle, weight watchers, WWFreestyle
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 8 oz. reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 oz. ranch seasoning (I used Hidden Valley)
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded cheese (I used Mexican)
  • 4 slices center cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • green onions, chopped (optional)
Instructions
  1. Add the chicken broth, chicken, cream cheese and ranch seasoning to the Instant Pot.

  2. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and lock it. Make sure the lever is set to seal. Press the manual button and set the time for 15 minutes.

  3. Once the timer goes off let it naturally release for 5 minutes, then finish with a quick release.

  4. Remove the chicken from the Instant Pot and shred it, then add it back to the pot.

  5. Add the 1/2 cup of cheese and bacon. Stir until blended and the cheese is melted. Top with green onions.

For a slow cooker:
  1. Add the chicken broth, chicken, cream cheese and ranch seasoning to the slow cooker.

  2. Cook on low 4 hours.

  3. Remove the chicken and shred it, then add it back to the slow cooker.

  4. Add the 1/2 cup of cheese and bacon. Stir until blended and the cheese is melted. Top with green onions.