Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros

Mediterranean food is one of my favorite styles of food and this recipe for slow cooker Greek chicken came out perfectly.

I love using the slow cooker so when I came up with the idea to make Greek chicken in the slow cooker for delicious, low WW point gyros, I had to give it a go. And I can happily say it worked wonderfully!

One of the best parts of this dish is how healthy it is. The chicken is only 2 points a serving (due to the olive oil) and I only used half of a serving on my gyro last night.

To make a delicious and filling three WW point meal, I recommend using one Joseph’s flax pita (1pt), half a serving of the Greek chicken (1pt), half an ounce of feta (1pt), 1/2-1/3 tablespoon of Trader Joe’s tzatziki (0pt), and all the veggies – 0 points of course! I love some greens (lettuce, spinach, etc), tomatoes, cucumbers, and even peppers and onions if you’d like.

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Slow Cooker Greek Chicken

Delicious, healthy, and easy Greek chicken made in the slow cooker - perfect for gyros!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: greek, gyro, slow cooker
Servings: 8

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Juice of ½ medium lemon
  • cup water

Instructions

  • Spray a slow cooker with cooking spray. Add the chicken to the slow cooker. 
  • In a small bowl combine onion, garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, and water. Pour over chicken. 
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-6.
  • Once cooked, shred chicken with two forks or hand mixer. Serve over pita as a gyro or on top a salad!

Notes

WW Freestyle Points - 2

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