Creamy Italian Chicken

Creamy Italian Chicken

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"An easy and delicious slow cooker recipe! Serve over linguine."

Ingredients 4 h 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 375 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 25.9 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 23.2 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 1965 mg
  • 79%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Place the chicken breast pieces into the bottom of a slow cooker. Pour in water, and stir in the salad dressing mix. Cover the cooker, set on low, and cook 3 or more hours (see note).
  2. With an electric mixer, beat the soup, cream cheese, and mushrooms in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Mix with the chicken and any juices in the slow cooker. Cover and cook 1 more hour.
Tips & Tricks
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes
  • You can cook it slow all day with the first step as long as you add enough water and keep the chicken breasts whole until ready to do the next steps.
  • I add more or less water based on using fresh mushrooms or not. I like it creamy but not too runny or too thick.
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Laura
1/20/2012

I've made this recipe a few times and my family loves it. The only thing I would say keeps it from getting 5 stars is it is very salty...without adding any salt. I serve this dish over egg noodles with a side of Normandy style veggies. YUM!

lmeakim
1/20/2012

I make this recipe often and my family loves it! I mostly serve it with noodles, but it's great over rice, too! Pretty rich, but fabulous! It's good even without the mushroom pieces as well.

Jewels
1/24/2012

There are 4 hungry Man/Boys (ages 17-22) at my table inhaling this. I asked; "How many stars?" They said; "Ten!" I would give this a 4 - kinda reminds me of cafeteria food. Not my thing. The man/boys are happy! I cooked this with 3 large frozen chicken breasts & knew I would be gone all day at work. It got 7 hours in the crock pot on low & I shredded the chicken instead of cubing it because it started out frozen. Added almost 1/2 tsp. of red pepper flakes & some black pepper because that is our thing. It tastes good - I would tweak it with veggies & onions next time. Good base! Thanks!