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Crockpot Chicken & Creamy Pasta Sauce

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Crockpot Chicken & Creamy Pasta Sauce

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crockpot Chicken & Creamy Pasta Sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 282kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, canned
  • 6 ounce tomato paste, canned
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon bay leaf, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 4 ounce cream cheese, low fat
  • 8 ounce pasta, shapes

Serve With

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 medium apple

Instructions

  • Chop bell pepper. Stir pepper, tomatoes, tomato paste, minced garlic, crushed bay leaves, Italian seasoning, salt, black pepper, and sugar in a crockpot.
  • Add chicken and cook on low for 4-5 hours.
  • Once done, remove chicken and whisk in cream cheese until smooth. Add chicken back to sauce and break it up a bit.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Slice zucchini and saute in a hot skillet with olive oil, for about 6-7 minutes or until zucchini is tender.
  • Serve pasta topped with chicken, with zucchini and sliced apples on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 188mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 13g

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