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Creamy Tomato Slow-Cooker Chicken

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Spend ten minutes assembling these ingredients in the morning, and come home to a ready-to-eat chicken dinner. It's delicious served over pasta, rice or quinoa.

Corey Valley Recipe by Corey Valley
September 28, 2015

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
jar (15 oz) Alfredo sauce
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
box (12 oz) uncooked pasta (such as penne or mostaccioli)
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons water
1/2
cup shredded Italian cheese blend (2 oz), if desired

Directions

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Arrange chicken in bottom of slow cooker. Top with garlic, basil, oregano and pepper.
  • 2 In separate bowl, stir together Alfredo sauce, tomatoes and tomato sauce until well combined. Pour mixture over chicken.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  • 4 Ten to 15 minutes before serving time, cook pasta as directed on package. In small bowl, stir together cornstarch and water; stir into mixture in slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High; cook uncovered 5 to 10 minutes longer.
  • 5 Serve chicken with pasta; top with cheese.

Expert Tips

Combine this creamy tomato chicken with a beautiful garden salad for a perfect, well-rounded meal.

If you happen to have any leftovers, pack it up right away for an easy lunch to take to work the next day!

Don't have pasta on hand? This chicken dish also tastes great served over rice or quinoa.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
970
Calories from Fat
370
% Daily Value
Total Fat
41g
63%
Saturated Fat
22g
112%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
205mg
69%
Sodium
1260mg
53%
Total Carbohydrate
91g
30%
Dietary Fiber
7g
28%
Sugars
7g
7%
Protein
58g
58%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 6 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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