Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Penne with Parmesan and Peas
Slow Cooker Meal
Prep & Cook Time:60+ min.
Cook Within:5 days
Spice Level:Not Spicy
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You Will Need
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Prepare the Ingredients
Halve and peel onion. Slice halves into ¼" slices.
Pat chicken breasts dry.
Start the Meal
In a clean slow cooker, add onion, ¼ cup water, demi-glace, marinara, ½ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper. Top with chicken.
Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 4 hours.
Cook the Pasta
After 3½ hours, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat.
While water is coming to a boil, stir sun-dried tomatoes, cream cheese, and peas into slow cooker.
Once water is boiling, add penne and cook until al dente, 10-12 minutes.
Reserve ½ cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta in a colander and set aside.
Finish the Dish
Once cooking is finished, shred chicken in slow cooker. Stir in pasta, butter, and half the Parmesan. If too thick, add pasta cooking water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
Plate dish as pictured in front of card, topping with remaining Parmesan. Bon appétit!
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