Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Penne with Parmesan and Peas

Slow Cooker Meal

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 8 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
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    4 oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • 5 oz. Peas
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    3 oz. Tuscan Herb Butter
  • 1 Yellow Onion
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    12 oz. Penne Pasta
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    4 tsp. Chicken Demi-Glace
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    3 oz. Light Cream Cheese
  • 2 oz. Julienned Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • 26 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    590
  • Carbohydrates
    56g
  • Fat
    22g
  • Protein
    41g
  • Sodium
    1163mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Large Pot
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

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
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve and peel onion. Slice halves into ¼" slices. Pat chicken breasts dry.

  2. 2

    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.

  3. 3

    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.

  4. 4

    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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