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Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Tortellini

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Tortellini
Take Italian Night to The Next Level with Pillsbury's Garlic Bread Pull-Apart Kit
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6
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Cancel your dinner reservations! Two of your favorite Italian restaurant classics come together to make a slow-cooker chicken dinner that’s easy enough for a weeknight but fancy enough for a special occasion.
Updated Nov 22, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ tomato basil pasta sauce
  • 2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 package (20 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
  • Shredded fresh basil leaves, if desired
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 4 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix pasta sauce, broth and salt in cooker. Add chicken breasts.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 4 hours or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove chicken with slotted spoon to cutting board, and shred.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, stir tortellini into cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Stir tortellini mixture; top with shredded chicken. Top chicken with mozzarella cheese; cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tortellini are tender and cheese is melted.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add bread crumbs; cook and stir 2 to 5 minutes or until toasted. Sprinkle over mixture in slow cooker. Top with Parmesan cheese and basil.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Don’t like shredded chicken? You can dice the cooked chicken instead.
  • tip 2
    Refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini are usually either plain pasta or a mixture of plain and spinach pastas. Either type is fine for this recipe.

Nutrition Information

480 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 35g Protein, 35g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
22g
33%
Saturated Fat
9g
47%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
150mg
51%
Sodium
1500mg
62%
Potassium
260mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
6g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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