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5 from 4 votes

Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo

Tender chicken and pasta in a rich cream sauce topped with Parmesan and parsley.
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken breast, crock pot, garlic, parmesan cheese
Yield: 6
Calories: 832kcal

Equipment

  • Large slow cooker

Materials

  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 5 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 lb. chicken breast
  • 1/2 lb. pasta, (penne, mostaccioli, rigatoni)
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • fresh parsley, chopped (optional garnish)

Instructions

  • Optional: Line the crock pot with a slow cooker liner.
  • In the crock pot, stir together the cream, broth, butter, garlic, salt, Italian seasoning, and pepper.
  • Cut the chicken into large chunks and place in the crock pot.
  • Cook on HIGH for 2 hours, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • Remove chicken with slotted spoon and set on a plate. Add pasta and 1 cup Parmesan cheese. Stir and recover. Cook for 25 - 30 minutes, or until pasta is done.
  • Meanwhile, shred or chop chicken and cover to keep warm. Stir chicken back into crock pot after pasta is done.
  • Garnish with remaining Parmesan cheese and freshly chopped parsley. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 832kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 63g | Saturated Fat: 38g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 255mg | Sodium: 954mg | Potassium: 522mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2282IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 398mg | Iron: 1mg