Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken with Broccoli2021-06-16
- Yield: 10
- Servings: 10
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 4:00 h
- Ready In: 4:10 h
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat4.5 g
Trans Fat2 g
Unsaturated Fat2.0 g
Slow cooker cream cheese chicken with broccoli. Creamy chicken breasts with broccoli and mushrooms cooked in a slow cooker.
What are the benefits of using a slow cooker?
A slow cooker can be a lot of help in the kitchen. It is a convenient appliance that can help you prepare meals without having to use as much time or effort as you would if you were cooking them on the stovetop.
Slow Cookers are convenient appliances that are ideal for cooking meals without having to use as much time or effort as you would if you were cooking them on the stovetop. They allow users to set specific times for when they want their meal to be ready and automatically switch off when they have reached their desired temperature, ensuring that your food is cooked without you having to monitor the cooking time.
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What are the Benefits of Using a Slow Cooker for Creamy Chicken with Broccoli?
A slow cooker is a cooking appliance that uses low heat to cook food, which is typically done with moist heat. It cooks food by bringing the temperature inside the pot to below boiling point. The heat slowly penetrates the food and cooks it evenly without scorching or burning it. Slow cookers are a great way to make meals for large groups of people and are more than worth the effort in my opinion. They can be used for many different types of dishes, from soups and stews to braises and roasts.
Slow Cooker Cream Cheese Chicken with Broccoli
- 4 pounds (1.96 kg) skinless and boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite pieces
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 package (1oz(30g) Italian salad dressing mix
- 2 cups sliced mushrooms
- 1 cup onion, peeled and sliced
- 1 can (10¾oz (320ml)) condensed low-fat cream of chicken soup, undiluted
- 1 bag (10oz (300g)) frozen broccoli florets, thawed
- 1 package( 8 oz (240g)) reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed into small cubes
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) dry sherry
- hot cooked pasta
In a mixing bowl, combine chicken and olive oil. Toss well and sprinkle with Italian salad dressing mix.
Place in a 5-quart (4.7l) slow cooker. Cover and cook on a low-heat setting for 3 hours.
In a greased large nonstick skillet, combine mushrooms and onion. Cook over medium heat until onions are tender, stirring occasionally.
Add chicken soup, broccoli cream cheese, and cherry to the mushroom mixture. Cook, stirring, until hot. Transfer mixture to slow cooker.
Cover and cook on a low-heat setting for 1 hour. Serve slow cooker cream cheese chicken with broccoli over pasta.