One-pot meals are always the best. From letting flavors blend together to the easy cleanup, one-pot dishes like these are always a huge hit. This pesto chicken with rice is one such meal, and it goes from refrigerator to table in about three hours. Coat tender chunks of slow-cooked chicken in a zesty pesto sauce and shred it into seasoned white rice. Make the dish a little more nutritious by using whole grain brown rice.
This recipe calls for a pre-made pesto sauce, which can be homemade or store-bought. Add a little heat to the dish by adding a little chili powder or crushed red chili flakes to slow cooker. Serve this flavorful dish to serve kids and adults at an outdoor gathering or even to impress a special someone for a romantic date night in. Be sure to make enough for your whole group, because everyone will be sure to want seconds!