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Slow-Cooker Chicken Alfredo Tortellini

Slow-Cooker Chicken Alfredo Tortellini
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 5 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

Classic chicken Alfredo gets a slow-cooker twist with this no-fuss recipe that is guaranteed to become a family favorite. ...MORE+ LESS-

Corey Valley Corey Valley
December 26, 2017

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken breast
Salt and pepper to taste
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
3
cups Alfredo pasta sauce
2
or 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
package (19 oz) refrigerated cheese tortellini
3
cups baby spinach
Grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken breast in slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper. Top with mushrooms, then chicken broth.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix Alfredo sauce and garlic. Pour over chicken and mushrooms. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 hours.
  • 3
    Shred chicken with 2 forks. Add cheese tortellini and spinach to slow cooker; stir. Cover; cook about 10 minutes or until pasta is cooked.
  • 4
    Top servings with Parmesan cheese, and enjoy.

Expert Tips

  • Not a fan of mushrooms? Feel free to leave them out, and add in some extra spinach.
  • If you have garlic lovers in your family, you can try using a garlic-flavored Alfredo sauce for even more flavor.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
320
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
55%
Saturated Fat
20g
102%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
200mg
67%
Sodium
530mg
22%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Make a five-star dinner in your slow-cooker with this easy recipe that calls for only seven ingredients. It’s no wonder this recipe is a favorite considering it features cheesy tortellini, creamy Alfredo sauce, hearty chicken and plenty of veggies. Even better, it only takes three simple steps to serve up this hearty chicken tortellini alfredo for eight, just dump the ingredients in the slow cooker, wait five hours and shred the chicken — voila, dinner is served! So next time you know you’ve got a busy day, do yourself a favor and get this meal going early. The whole family will enjoy coming home to this cozy supper. If you need a tortellini dish you can whip up right now, Betty’s got plenty more tortellini recipes, plus all the tips you need to buy, store and cook pasta.

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