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Slow-Cooker Pizza Chicken (Cooking for Two)

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  6 reviews
  • 10 min prep time
  • 4 hr 10 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 3 servings
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Bring the fantastic flavor of pizza to a pleasing pasta casserole!

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)

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

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.

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.
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