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Slow-Cooker Pizza Chicken

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

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 1 Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place chicken. Top with onion and bell peppers. Add pasta sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 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 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place chicken. Top with onion and bell peppers. Add pasta sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 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
470
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
800mg
33%
Potassium
510mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
59g
20%
Dietary Fiber
5g
19%
Sugars
6g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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