Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan with Penne Pasta

Warmly welcome your family home with the Italian aroma of chicken parmesan slow cooking in the kitchen.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 5 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
egg
1/3
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
1/3
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1
jar (26 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1/2
cup shredded Italian cheese blend (2 oz)
2 2/3
cups uncooked penne pasta (8 oz)
  • 1 Spray 2- to 3-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2 In small shallow bowl, beat egg until foamy. In separate shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Dip chicken into egg, then coat evenly with bread crumb mixture; place in cooker. Spread pasta sauce evenly over chicken.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  • 4 Sprinkle Italian cheese blend over top. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 10 minutes longer. Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Serve chicken with pasta.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    720
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    200mg
    200%;
    Sodium
    1730mg
    1730%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    79g
    79%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    20g
    20%
    ),
    Protein
    51g
    51%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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