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Creamy Chicken & Kale Soup Recipe for the Slow Cooker

A creamy, delicious recipe for those who want all the benefits of healthy eating without the loss of flavor!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Chicken, Main Course, Slow Cooker, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Creamy Chicken and Kale Soup Recipe for the Slow Cooker
Servings: 8
Calories: 254kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 3 large carrots peeled and sliced
  • 3 15 oz cans of chicken broth
  • 1 small bunch of kale torn or sliced into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  • Place whole chicken breasts, onion, carrots, chicken broth, salt and pepper in slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 7 hours or on high for 3 hours.
  • When you are about an hour from dinner time, add kale and heavy cream.
  • Chop up chicken into bite sized pieces with kitchen shears.
  • Cook on low for another hour.
  • Serve in bowls.  This would be excellent with bread if you're not going low carb.  If you are, try a salad instead.

Freezer to Slow Cooker Instructions:

  • Place chicken breasts, onions, carrots, salt and pepper in a gallon size freezer bag.
  • Lay flat, label and freeze.
  • On cooking day, place contents of freezer bag in the bottom of your slow cooker.
  • Add 3 cans of chicken broth to the slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 7 hours or on high for 3 hours.
  • When you are about an hour from dinner time, add kale and heavy cream.
  • Chop up chicken into bite sized pieces with kitchen shears.
  • Cook on low for another hour.

Nutrition

Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 541mg | Potassium: 621mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5005IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg