Crock Pot Tuscan Chicken
Crock Pot Tuscan Chicken is an amazing dinner. I mean seriously…The sight of it sitting on a dinner plate makes your eyes take in all the lovely colors and creaminess that your taste buds are going to enjoy. The fresh spinach that’s stirred in at the end of the dish and cooked until it’s just wilted to retain it’s glorious bright green color is beautiful. The sight of the deep red dried tomatoes , the creamy homemade alfredo sauce, it’s as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate.
And then you taste it. The tender chicken, the homemade Alfredo sauce, the freshly grated Parmesan Cheese, it’s absolutely lovely. You start the recipe by browning four chicken breast in a skillet with butter and placing them in a crock pot. The next step is making an Alfredo sauce. If you’ve never made a homemade Alfredo sauce before it’s nothing to worry yourself about. This Alfredo sauce has three ingredients… butter ,grated Parmesan Cheese and heavy cream.
Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the cream and simmer the two about five minutes until it begins to thicken. Stir in the freshly grated Parmesan cheese until it melts and voila, you have an Alfredo Sauce.
I served Crock Pot Tuscan Chicken over Pasta, you can serve it over rice as well. Maybe your thinking mashed potatoes? It doesn’t matter, it just needs to be made and enjoyed. Crock Pot Tuscan Chicken, easy to make using your crock pot and delicious, it’s what’s for dinner…ENJOY!
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Crock Pot Tuscan Chicken
- 1 Tablespoon butter
- 4 boneless,skinless chicken breasts
- 1/2 cup sun dried tomato strips, cut into thin strips
- 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated
- 1 Teaspoon Italian Seasoning
- 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped
Homemade Alfredo Sauce
- 1 stick butter
- 2 cups Parmesan Cheese, grated
- 1 cup heavy cream
Place a 12 inch skillet over medium heat. Add the butter to the skillet and let it melt. Add the chicken breasts. Cook each side about 3 - 5 minutes until browned, turning only once during cooking time. Place the breasts in a 4 quart crock pot.
In a medium bowl mix the Alfredo Sauce, sun dried tomatoes Parmesan Cheese and Italian seasoning until thoroughly combined. Pour the mixture over the chicken breasts in the crock pot. Cover and cook on low heat 4 hours or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle. Stir in the fresh spinach and cook another five more minutes. Remove from the crock pot and serve with pasta.
For the Homemade Alfredo Sauce:
Melt the butter in a medium size saucepan. Add the cream and simmer about 5 minutes until it begins to thicken. Add the Parmesan Cheese , stir until it's melted, remove from the heat.