Slow-Cooker Pizza Chicken (Cooking for Two)

Bring the fantastic flavor of pizza to a pleasing pasta casserole!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 4 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 3
 

Ingredients

3/4
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
medium bell pepper, cut into strips
1
cup tomato pasta sauce (from 26 oz jar)
2
cups uncooked rotini pasta (from a 16 oz package)
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker, place chicken. Top with onion and bell peppers. Add pasta sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • 3 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Place pasta on platter. Top with chicken and sauce. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 1 Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker, place chicken. Top with onion and bell peppers. Add pasta sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • 3 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Place pasta on platter. Top with chicken and sauce. Sprinkle with cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For another meal, use the leftover pasta sauce to top slices of French bread, then sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese. Broil to melt the cheese.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
670
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1070mg
1070%;
Total Carbohydrate
85g
85%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
42g
42%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.