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Slow-Cooker Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 25 min
  • Servings 5
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Slow-Cooker Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Enjoy easy Italian-style dinner tonight with this slow cooked chicken Alfredo recipe made using vegetables and fettuccine.

Ingredients

1 1/4
lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1
(4.5-oz.) jar sliced mushrooms, drained
1/2
cup roasted red bell pepper strips (from a jar)
2
tablespoons dry sherry, if desired
1
(16-oz.) jar Alfredo sauce
3
cups Frozen Broccoli Cuts
10
oz. uncooked fettuccine
2
tablespoons shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1 In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, layer chicken, mushrooms and roasted pepper strips. Drizzle with sherry. Evenly pour Alfredo sauce on top.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 5 to 6 hours.
  • 3 About 25 minutes before serving, rinse broccoli with warm water to thaw; drain well. Add broccoli to chicken mixture. Increase heat setting to high; cover and cook an additional 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook fettuccine to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain.
  • 4 Just before serving, stir cooked fettuccine into chicken mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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Slow Cooker Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

As prepared by The Food in my Beard,

Cooking dinner doesn't have to be a big deal. Easy does it with this fettuccine Alfredo recipe. Come on -- dinner is served.

Sometimes you get home and want a nice fresh-cooked meal but don’t have the time to devote to cooking.  Well, actually you have time -- there are still 2 hours till dinner -- you just don’t want to spend it cooking, right?

So that’s where this awesome Slow Cooker Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo comes in.  It takes care of itself in the slow cooker, and you only need to give it attention 3 quick times during the whole cooking process.

The end result is a super creamy, thick Alfredo sauce that tastes great and fills you right up on a busy weeknight.

The key to this recipe is buying the refrigerated fresh pasta instead of the boxed dried stuff.  Trust me -- the fresh pasta cooks quicker and doesn't need as much moisture to soften up.  And when you slow-cook it in cream like this, the cream really soaks into the pasta and gives it a super luscious texture and flavor.

Hungry yet? Let’s do this!

Add garlic and oil to slow cooker.
Let the garlic and oil chill in a hot slow cooker for awhile.


Brown the garlic.
You will know it’s ready when the garlic looks like it’s starting to brown.


Add cream and chicken.
Toss the cream and chicken in.


Add broccoli.
Broccoli and pasta are next.


Add refrigerated fettuccine.
Lookin good already!  There’s that fresh pasta I was talking about.


Slow cooker fettuccine Alfredo.
Yum.


Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo ready to eat.
Super creamy, super easy, and super comforting!


Dan Whalen loves chicken fettuccine Alfredo, no matter how it’s made.  He has been blogging for over 5 years at The Food in my Beard. Check Dan's Tablespoon profile often to try his recipes with creative international spins!
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Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
639.9
Daily Value
Total Fat
23.8g
37%
(
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
)
Cholesterol
135.9mg
45%
Sodium
1383.0mg
58%
Potassium
791.9mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
64.3g
21%
(
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
,
Sugars
6.0g
)
Protein
41.1g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
118.10%
118%
Calcium
32.60%
33%
Iron
15%
15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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