Crock Pot Pesto Lemon Pepper Chicken Legs: This slow cooker chicken legs recipe is so simple but flavorful and delicious. The lemon pepper subtly compliments the pesto flavor on the chicken drumsticks without overpowering it. This dish is in the crock pot in less than 5 minutes and is a perfect quick and easy recipe for weeknight family meals.
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Crock Pot Pesto Lemon Pepper Chicken Legs

These Crock Pot Pesto Lemon Pepper Chicken Legs are so simple but flavorful and delicious. The lemon pepper subtly compliments the pesto flavor on the chicken drumsticks without overpowering it. This dish is in the crock pot in less than 5 minutes and is a perfect quick and easy recipe for weeknight family meals.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Servings: 6 -8
Author: Cris

Ingredients

  • 12 chicken legs
  • 3/4 cup pesto
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper seasoning
  • 3 lemons divided

Instructions

  • Place your chicken in your slow cooker.I used this one
  • Juice one of your lemons and then drizzle the juice over your chicken drumsticks.
  • Then sprinkle your chicken legs with lemon pepper seasoning.
  • Next, brush pesto over your chicken.
  • Slice your remaining two lemons and then place them top of your chicken legs.
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours.