Slow-Cooker Chicken and Noodles Romanoff

Cayenne pepper adds a little zip to a delectable white sauce made from cottage cheese and sour cream.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 55 min
  • Servings 6

1/4
cup chopped onion
1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
container (12 oz) small-curd cottage cheese
1 1/2
cups sour cream (from 16-oz container)
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
cups uncooked wide egg noodles (about 3 oz)
1
cup Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas (from 1-lb bag), thawed
2
tablespoon chopped fresh chives, if desired

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix onion, chicken and red pepper in cooker. In large bowl, mix cottage cheese, sour cream, Parmesan cheese and flour; pour over chicken.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  • 3 Stir mixture; stir in noodles and peas. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 20 to 30 minutes or until noodles are tender. Garnish with chives.

Expert Tips

Be sure to layer the cottage cheese mixture over the chicken. This protects it from direct heat on the bottom of the slow cooker and prevents curdling.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
480mg
480%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
36g
36%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.