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Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice with Feta and Spinach

This Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice with Feta and Spinach is a great weeknight dinner solution.  With tender chicken, fluffy rice, feta and spinach, you've got a delicious meal the whole family will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 41 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 56 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 390kcal


  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 2 cups rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 ½ pounds chicken breast or thighs
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 6 ounces baby spinach chopped
  • 1 tomato seeded and diced
  • 8 ounces crumbled feta
  • 1 lemon juice and zest


  • Spray a large skillet with avocado oil. Add onion and cook over medium high heat for 10 minutes. Add garlic and Italian seasoning and cook for one more minute.
  • Transfer to a slow cooker and add rice, chicken, broth, salt and pepper.
  • Cook 4 to 6 hours on low. Remove chicken from cooker and transfer to a cutting board. Shred. Return chicken to slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl whisk together sour cream and broth. Add to slow cooker along with the spinach, tomato and feta.
  • Cook for an additional 30 minutes, until spinach is wilted. Stir in lemon juice and zest.


Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 980mg | Potassium: 652mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2355IU | Vitamin C: 22.4mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 1.8mg