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Slow Cooker Mozzarella Chicken & Pasta

Slow Cooker Mozzarella Chicken & Pasta is a Satisfying, Delicious, and Easy Way to Treat Your Family to a Wonderful Dinner!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Slow Cooker Mozzarella Chicken and Pasta
Servings: 6
Calories: 783kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp dried basil
  • 1 cup jarred pesto
  • 1 lb rotini
  • 1 Tbsp lemon
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • Non-stick cooking spray

Instructions

  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray
  • Place chicken in slow cooker
  • Sprinkle with salt & pepper
  • Spread pesto on chicken & lemon juice over chicken
  • Cook on low 5-6 hours
  • Cook pasta according to package
  • Shred chicken & return to cooker
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir
  • Cook on low 10 min

Freezer Bag Instructions

  • This recipe requires no prep work on freezer day
  • Label chicken & lay flat to freeze
  • Remember to remove bag from the freezer the night before cooking
  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray
  • Place contents of bag in the slow cooker
  • Sprinkle with salt & pepper
  • Spread pesto on chicken & drizzle lemon juice over chicken
  • Cook on low 5-6 hours
  • Cook pasta according to package
  • Shred chicken & return to cooker
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir
  • Cook on low 10 min

Nutrition

Calories: 783kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 1151mg | Potassium: 623mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1421IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 378mg | Iron: 2mg