Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Pasta

Save time/effort and make everyone’s FAVORITE Italian dish in your crockpot. You can also freeze half for another meal!

Total time:  4 hrs 40 mins

Prep time:  10 mins

Cook time:  4 hrs 30 mins

Serves: 6



Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes (28 oz)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 12 oz. uncooked pasta
  • 2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs




Directions

  1. Place chicken, spices, garlic, crushed tomatoes, and water in the slow cooker.
  2. Cook on high for 4 hours, medium for 6, or low for 8.
  3. Shred chicken.
  4. Add pasta and mix in well so that the pasta is covered in the liquid.
  5. Cover and cook for another 20 minutes.
  6. Add the cheese on top and close the lid and let it melt (this should take another 10 minutes).
  7. While the cheese is melting, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  8. Add the breadcrumbs and mix well into the oil. Cook for a few minutes until the breadcrumbs are crispy.
  9. Serve and top with the breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.