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Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

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Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan is a go-to crockpot dish that combines breaded chicken, crushed tomatoes, and a variety of seasonings that are topped with parmesan cheese. Pair with noodles or mashed potatoes! 

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

This slow cooker chicken parmesan is a family favorite in our home for so many reasons! 

  • It’s easy to prepare! Throw it together in minutes and have a nice hot meal to serve at the table that night. 
  • The chicken is super tender and juicy every single time! 
  • It’s versatile. Serve it on its own, over noodles, or with mashed potatoes. 
Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

Pair this with our easy dinner rolls and our Air fryer asparagus for the perfect meal! 

How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

  • Prepare a slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In the slow cooker, mix the tomatoes, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper.

  • Place the frozen chicken tenders on top of the sauce.

  • Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  • Remove the lid and gently shift the chicken tenders until covered in the sauce. Top with the cheese and parsley, if using.

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan
  • Serve over hot, buttered spaghetti noodles.
Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

Tips Tricks and FAQs

* When making this, I use the breaded chicken tenders that you can find at the store. Feel free to bread your own chicken if you prefer or just use boneless skinless chicken breasts as well.  
* If you would rather use your favorite variety of jarred spaghetti sauce you can. Just swap out the 2 cans of crushed tomatoes and the seasonings. 
* I highly recommend you always have a big block of parmesan cheese on hand. Freshly grated cheese melts much easier than pre-shredded cheese. 
* If you prefer, you can mix your cooked noodles into this dish when there are about 20-30 minutes left in the cooking time. If you do this add cheese to the top and allow it to melt into the noodles. 

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

Storage

You will want to store your chicken parmesan in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Freezer

This dish freezes well. If you plan to freeze it, I recommend  not mixing the pasta in with the chicken as the pasta will not freeze well. 

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Let your chicken completely cool. Once cooled, place it in a freezer-safe container. This will last up  to 2 months. 

When you are ready to enjoy, thaw overnight in the fridge and add to the crockpot to warm back up. Add more tomatoes or sauce if needed. 

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan is a go-to crockpot dish that combines breaded chicken, crushed tomatoes, and a variety of seasonings that is topped with parmesan cheese. Pair with noodles or mashed potatoes!

Ingredients

  • 2.5 pounds frozen breaded chicken tenders
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh chopped parsley, if desired for garnish

Instructions

  1. Prepare a slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In the slow cooker, mix the tomatoes, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Place the frozen chicken tenders on top of the sauce.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  5. Remove the lid and gently shift the chicken tenders until covered in the sauce. Top with the cheese and parsley, if using.
  6. Serve over hot, buttered spaghetti noodles.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 609Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 92mgSodium: 1760mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 39g

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