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Slow-Cooker Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta

slow-cooker creamy tuscan chicken pasta Entree
Slow-Cooker Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

You asked for it, and the Betty Crocker Kitchens are delivering! Now you can make one of our most popular Instant Pot™ recipes, Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta, in the slow cooker. This creamy, flavor-rich pasta dish made with campanelle pasta, chicken, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes is incredibly easy but feels extra special. It’s as perfect for company as it is for a family night in. MORE+ LESS-

November 9, 2018
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
tablespoon Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut in 1 1/2-inch pieces
8
oz uncooked campanelle pasta (2 3/4 cups)
1/2
cup chopped drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes with herbs
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, cut into cubes, softened
1
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (4 oz)
1
package (5 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix broth, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper flakes.
  • 2
    Stir in chicken. Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until chicken is cooked through (at least 165°F). Stir in pasta and tomatoes. Cover; cook on High heat setting 25 to 30 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring twice.
  • 3
    Stir in cream cheese and Parmesan cheese until cheeses melt. Stir in spinach until wilted. Let stand covered 5 to 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Take care when chopping sundried tomatoes. They are slippery and sticky. Use a sharp knife and take your time.
  • Like it hot? Increase pepper flakes to 1/2 teaspoon.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
9g
47%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
760mg
32%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
3g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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