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Creamy Tomato Slow-Cooker Chicken

creamy tomato slow-cooker chicken Entree
Creamy Tomato Slow-Cooker Chicken
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 5 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

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.

Updated January 10, 2017

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) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted petite diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1
    can (8 oz) Muir Glen™ organic 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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

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%
Potassium
820mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
91g
30%
Dietary Fiber
7g
28%
Sugars
7g
Protein
58g
% 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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