Slow Cooker Chicken Pasta Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken Pasta Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound raw boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups fat free reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup Frank’s Red Hot
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ tsp dried basil
  • 3 ounce 1/3 less fat cream cheese (cut into cubes).
  • 2 ounce Parmesan cheese
  • 10 ounce dry linguine pasta

Directions:

  1. Place all the ingredients in your slow cooker (the chicken, zucchini, onion, garlic, chicken broth, tomato sauce, hot sauce, lemon juice, red pepper flakes and basil) and stir to combine.
  2. Cook on high between 3 and 4 hours or low between 6 and 8 hours until the chicken is cooked through.
  3. Remove the chicken breasts to a cutting board and shred using two forks.
  4. re place the chicken to the slow cooker and stir in the cream cheese cubes and shredded Parmesan.
  5. Add the linguine and make sure it is covered by the liquid.
  6. Replace the lid and cook on high for 40 minutes or until the pasta is cooked, stirring every 15-20 minutes or so to break up the pasta.

Nutrition Information:

yield: 6 (1 1/3 cups) | 359 calories | 42 g carbs | 3 g sugars | 8 g fat | 4 g saturated fat | 29 g protein | 3 g fiber | PP+: 9 per (1 1/3 cups) | SP: 8 per (1 1/3 cups)

This Recipe adapted from Slow Cooker Gourmet

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