Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta [VIDEO]

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet
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Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta is creamy, hearty and delicious. Cooked to juicy and tender perfection entirely in the slow cooker.

Instant Pot Tuscan Chicken Pasta is one of the most popular recipes on the blog and based on many requests, I have made you a Slow Cooker version of it. Here are some other slow cooker recipes you should try: Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup and Creamy Slow Cooker Tortellini Soup.

Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta

Easy Crockpot Tuscan Chicken Pasta

Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta must be one of the best slow cooker meals that I have made in a while. This is such a hearty and creamy dinner, and the best part, its entirely made in the slow cooker from start to finish.

If you like creamy chicken and pasta, with chewy and tangy sun-dried tomatoes, this meal will be perfect for you. This recipe makes enough to feed a large family and you will also have unbelievably good leftovers.

How do you make Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta?

  • Start by cooking the chicken on low and shred when done.
  • Once the chicken has been cooked, pasta, liquid, seasoning and Alfredo sauce is added.
  • Later, sun-dried tomatoes and spinach are added.
  • Also, if you would prefer a thicker sauce, a mix of cornstarch and water can be added.

Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta Recipe

Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta Recipe Tips:

  • Preferably use organic chicken for this meal.
  • Also, in this recipe, you can use chicken breast meat or boneless/skinless chicken thighs meat.
  • Similarly, to save time you can use rotisserie chicken or cooked chicken, and just skip the step where you have to cook the chicken.
  • If you are not a fan of shredded chicken or are in a hurry, chop the chicken into 2-inch chunks and brown them in a skillet (or slow cooker). Add the pasta and cook.
  • Pasta doesn’t have to be pre-cooked for this recipe.
  • Add 1 cup of shredded parmesan or mozzarella for a cheesier dish.
  • Make this meal vegetarian by skipping the chicken. Start on the step where you add the pasta to the slow cooker.

How long do you cook pasta in the crockpot?

Pasta is cooked in a Slow Cooker, usually between 45-90 minutes, depending on the recipe.

How do you reheat the Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta on the stove?

  • Usually, when refrigerated the sauce will thicken and the pasta will also absorb more of the liquid.
  • To reheat, add pasta to a medium-large saucepan over medium heat and add 1/2 to 1 cup of milk.
  • Start with 1/2 cup, stir to combine and if needed add more, until you achieve the desired sauce consistency.
  • You can also add cream instead of milk, or chicken broth.

Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta

What wine to serve with Tuscan Chicken Pasta?

White meat-based, creamy sauce like this, pairs well with white wines like Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay.

WHAT SEASONING CAN YOU USE FOR TUSCAN CHICKEN PASTA?

This meal can be even more delicious and very flavorful if you use the following dried herbs:

Watch Crockpot Tuscan Chicken Pasta recipe step-by-step video:

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5 from 4 reviews

Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta

Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken Pasta is creamy, hearty and delicious. Cooked to juicy and tender perfection entirely in the slow cooker.

Author: Catalina Castravet Serves: 6 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 5 hours Total time: 5 hrs 10 mins

Ingredients

Cook the Chicken:

Rest of the ingredients:

Cornstarch Slurry:

Instructions

Cook the Chicken:

Cook Pasta:

Nutrition information

Calories: 361 Carbohydrates: 22 Protein: 28 Fat: 6 Saturated Fat: 1 Cholesterol: 72 Sodium: 627 Potassium: 928 Fiber: 2 Sugar: 0 Vitamin A: 1700 Vitamin C: 32.9 Calcium: 57 Iron: 2.3
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Briana

Yummy!!!

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Alex Castra

Amazing recipe! Thank You !

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Priscilla

I made this tonight for dinner and it was delicious. 

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Audra Jennings

Delicious!!!! Made the slow cooker version and followed the recipe exactly. Perfect!!!

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Its a great family meal, that you for the feedback.

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