Recipes

Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Tortellini

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total3 hr40 min
  • Ingredients10
  • Servings6

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.

Ingredients

  • 1
    jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ tomato basil pasta sauce

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

    • 1Spray 4 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix pasta sauce, broth and salt in cooker. Add chicken breasts.
    • 2Cover; 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.
    • 3Meanwhile, stir tortellini into cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 15 minutes.
    • 4Stir 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.
    • 5Meanwhile, 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.

    • Don’t like shredded chicken? You can dice the cooked chicken instead.
    • 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 Facts

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    480
    Calories from Fat
    190
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    33%
    Saturated Fat
    9g
    47%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    Dietary Fiber
    2g
    11%
    Sugars
    6g
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%
    25%
    Vitamin C
    0%
    0%
    Calcium
    35%
    35%
    Iron
    15%
    15%
    Exchanges:
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