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Recipe: Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

From EatingWell

This healthy copycat recipe for classic Buffalo dip cooks in your slow cooker for an easy, hands-off appetizer you can keep warm for the whole game, party, or any casual gathering. Serve with carrot sticks, celery sticks and tortilla chips for dipping.


Makes 16 servings

1 cup low-sodium chicken broth

1 large onion, chopped

1 large jalapeño pepper, finely chopped

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed

8 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese

¼ cup crumbled blue cheese, plus more for garnish

3 tablespoons hot sauce

Sliced scallions for garnish


Active time 15 minutes

Total time 3 hours 15 minutes

  1. Combine broth, onion and jalapeño in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Place chicken on top. Cover and cook on High for 2 1/2 hours. Transfer the chicken to a plate and shred with 2 forks. Cover to keep warm.
  2. Drain the liquid from the slow cooker.
  3. Whisk cream cheese, 1/4 cup blue cheese and hot sauce into the slow cooker. Cover and cook until hot, about 20 minutes.
  4. Stir the chicken into the cream cheese mixture. Top with scallions and more blue cheese, if desired.

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