Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan
 
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Chicken Parmesan in the crockpot? Yes. And it's actually good. And by good I mean AMAZING!
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 chicken breasts
  • 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 3 oz tomato paste
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1/2 tsp salt, plus a couple pinches
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, plus a couple pinches
  • 1 Tbsp basil
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
Instructions
  1. Slice chicken breasts in half lengthwise.
  2. Combine crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, slat, pepper, basil, and garlic in the bottom of the slow cooker and mix well.
  3. Add chicken breasts on top of the sauce and sprinkle with salt a pepper.
  4. Cook on high for 4 hours.
  5. Remove chicken from slow cooker and stir sauce. Place the chicken back on top of the sauce and top with the cheese.
  6. In a small pan, heat the oil over medium heat for a minute.
  7. Add the breadcrumbs with a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook the breadcrumbs, stirring often for about 5 minutes.
  8. To serve, scoop out a piece of chicken with some sauce underneath and place over pasta. Top with a big scoop of the crispy breadcrumbs.
Recipe by Lauren Greutman at https://www.laurengreutman.com/crockpot-chicken-parmesan/