Monday, August 21, 2017

Creamy Tomato Slow Cooker Chicken

When it comes to cooking, I love quick and easy! Over the summer, my oldest son decided he wanted to cook three meals a week--gourmet meals with Mom's help. We're talking labor intensive with lots of time in the kitchen! The results were wonderful, but crock pot cooking is more my thing. Here's something that sounds really delicious from Enjoy!

Creamy Tomato Slow Cooker Chicken

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb) 
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
½ teaspoon dried oregano leaves
¼ 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 
½ cup shredded Italian cheese blend (2 oz), if desired 

Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Arrange chicken in bottom of slow cooker. Top with garlic, basil, oregano and pepper. In separate bowl, stir together Alfredo sauce, tomatoes and tomato sauce until well combined. Pour mixture over chicken.Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.

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.

Do you prefer quick and easy, or do you like preparing gourmet meals?

Thanks for visiting and have a great week!


William Kendall said...

That sounds delicious!

Maria McKenzie said...

It does! I'll have to try it this week;).

Norma said...

You haven't tried it yet? Let us know how it turns out!

Maria McKenzie said...

Haven't made it yet, but when I do I'll let you know how it turns out!