Pesto Ranch Chicken & Crispy Ribbed Potatoes

4 Apr

It’s double recipe day, woohoo!

Crock Pot Pesto Ranch Chicken - The First Year Blog #PestoRanchChicken #CrockPot

6 boneless skinless chicken breasts/thighs
6oz jar of pesto
1 package Ranch Dressing Seasoning Mix
1/2 cup chicken broth

Place chicken, pesto, ranch dressing and chicken broth in crock pot. Stir gently to combine all seasonings. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours.

Adapted from Picky Palate

Simple enough, but amazing with..

Crispy Ribbed Potatoes - The First Year Blog #Potatoes

Potatoes, as many as you want to bake
Olive Oil
Desired seasonings (salt, pepper, italian, garlic, etc.)

Preheat the oven to 425˚F. Wash each potato and pat dry. Use a sharp knife to make slices that almost cut through, starting from one end of the potato, working towards the other. Be careful not to slice the potato completely through. Don’t worry, it took some practice! Once sliced, drizzle with olive oil and add your seasonings. Bake uncovered for 40 minutes, or until slightly crispy.

Dinner is ready!

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25 Responses to “Pesto Ranch Chicken & Crispy Ribbed Potatoes”

  1. Lanaya April 4, 2013 at 10:13 am #

    Mmmm… these both look really good! The chicken looks amazing!

    (¸¤ Lanaya | xoxo

    • Lanaya April 7, 2013 at 11:36 pm #

      Thank you for linking to Raising Imperfection.
      Please come back Friday to see if you were featured. :)

      (¸¤ Lanaya | xoxo

  2. now at home mom April 4, 2013 at 1:11 pm #

    double recipe day: WOW! they both look delicious! the chicken looks amazing! :-)

  3. Sharon April 5, 2013 at 8:38 am #

    I have got to try the potatoes! It sounds so delicious…and looks great too. Always up for a different way to try potatoes. Saw this on the Link Love Thursday and had to click. Visiting from Stop by when you get a chance.

  4. Ginger Harris April 5, 2013 at 12:01 pm #

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  5. Linda April 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm #

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  6. Allyson & Tim (@allourdaysblog) April 6, 2013 at 5:50 am #

    Those potatoes sound delicious!

    We’d love for you to share your posts at our Finished Friday link-up. It’s open through the weekend.

  7. Michelle April 7, 2013 at 9:55 am #

    Both look delicious. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday!

  8. Andrea April 7, 2013 at 7:05 pm #

    Wow, both of these look wonderful! Thanks for sharing. Stopping by from Your Home Based Mom :)

  9. cynthial1956 April 7, 2013 at 9:28 pm #

    I came to see the potatoes and saw the wonderful chicken too! Love crockpot recipes!

  10. Rita April 7, 2013 at 9:34 pm #

    Yum! I am going to have to try these! Pinned.

  11. JESS44903 April 8, 2013 at 9:56 pm #

    I LOVE these potatoes! So yummy!

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

  12. Wanda April 9, 2013 at 8:44 am #

    Hi Beth, this is going on my menu this week! It looks so yummy. Pinning for sure. Thanks for sharing it. Visiting from A Bowl Full of Lemons. Blessings!

  13. Katie April 10, 2013 at 3:09 pm #

    BOTH look delicious! My mouth is watering! Would love to have you share at my {Homemade By You} link party!

  14. Diana Rambles April 10, 2013 at 8:27 pm #

    These look delish!

  15. Shauna {The Best Blog Recipes} April 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm #

    I just put together a “50 Fabulous Chicken Dishes” Recipe Round Up from links that were submitted to The Weekend re-Treat over the past couple of weeks and this recipe was included and featured in today’s post!

  16. whatscookingwithruthie April 12, 2013 at 4:50 pm #

    Yummy dinner ideas… Thanks so much for sharing at Super Saturday Show & Tell… I’m SO glad you came to (link) party with me! Come back again tomorrow to share! xoxo~ Ruthie

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