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Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Chicken & Pasta (LOW CARB)

The recipe is quite simple.  For this particular recipe, it is perfectly safe to only cook the amount of chicken that you need for your family size.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 10 mins
Course: Chicken, Main Course, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Chicken and Pasta (LOW CARB)
Servings: 6
Calories: 468kcal
Author: Sarah Robinson

Ingredients

  • 1 3 pound bag of frozen boneless skinless chicken breast (or less if you have a smaller family)
  • box of whole wheat noodles OR 3 zucchini spiralized
  • 1 32  oz jar Sugar Free Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 cup Shredded Cheese your favorite kind
  • 3 TBSP Minced Garlic
  • ½ tsp Onion Powder
  • 2 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Basil

Instructions

  • Place chicken in slow cooker.
  • Pour sauce, garlic, and seasonings over the top.
  • Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  • In last 30 minutes, remove lid and skim any chicken juices that have separated from the sauce out of slow cooker and discard.
  • After discarded, sprinkle cheese over meat in slow cooker and replace lid, allowing to cook for an extra 30 minutes.
  • While you wait, cook the pasta or shred the zucchini.
  • When done, either mix the pasta in the slow cooker OR place pasta on plate and spoon sauce over the top and place chicken on side or on top.

Freezer to Slow Cooker Instructions

  • Place all ingredients except cheese into a gallon sized freezer safe bag (or use the bag the chicken came in, if making the full bag).
  • Label and lay flat to freeze.
  • Follow cooking instructions above on cooking day.

Nutrition

Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 72g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 208mg | Sodium: 1287mg | Potassium: 1697mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 902IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 3mg