PREP TIME: 5 MINS | COOK TIME: 4 HRS | TOTAL TIME: 4 HRS 5 MINS | SERVINGS: 4
If you are looking for another easy dinner recipe, you have to try this slow cooker creamy tomato basil chicken. Super easy to throw together using only a few simple ingredients. All you have to do is dump everything in your slow cooker and set it to cook until the chicken is done. Serve this delicious creamy tomato basil chicken over rice or pasta for a filling meal. Or enjoy with veggies or a side salad for a light meal.
You would not believe how great this chicken dish is until you give this a try. Do not be fooled by the number of ingredients because they whip up so well. I have always been obsessed with chicken and slow cooker, and this recipe is my perfect match! This also fits the bill and my busy schedule.
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
14 ounces can of diced tomatoes with Italian herbs
2 tsp minced garlic
2 tbsp corn starch
1/2 tsp dried basil
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil
3/4 c. tomato pasta sauce
3/4 c. evaporated milk or heavy cream
How to make Slow Cooker Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken
Step 1: To a 3-6 quart slow cooker, add the tomatoes and pasta sauce.
Step 2: Combine the cream and cornstarch and pour this into the slow cooker. Next, add the garlic, salt, basil, and pepper. Stir well.
Step 3: To the slow cooker, add the chicken breasts, pressing them down into the sauce.
Step 4: Set the chicken to cook for 3-5 hours on low or until the internal temperature of the chicken reached 165 degrees F. Note that the cooking time of the chicken varies depending on your slow cooker.
Step 5: In the chicken, stir in the fresh basil. Serve the creamy tomato basil chicken over rice or pasta with a side salad and veggies. Enjoy!
Calories: 210cal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 1099mg | Potassium: 977mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 657IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 2mg