Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini


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This Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini is one of those recipes that you can just dump-and-run, knowing you’ll have dinner on the table in just minutes when you get home. I love that kind of ease in the kitchen!

Plus, the creamy sauce? So fantastic, let me tell you. It’s like the perfect baguette dipping sauce. Which is the world’s best thing about chicken Italian dishes, you know–the sauce you can enjoy on the chicken, the pasta and the bread.

a forkful of Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini with more on a plate blurred out in the background

And when you combine that awesome chicken and mushroom together with the sauce and cheese? Well, let’s be honest, that’s about the most simple combination that makes for a wow-factor in your meals.

Just the thought of having a bit of chicken, mushroom and cheese mixed together this way–it makes a girl swoon a little inside.

Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini next to a fork on a green plate on a gray cloth with a grater on top of a block of cheese in the background

What You Need to Make Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini

I honestly thought this recipe was going to be SO HARD, but really, it turns out to be amazingly easy. If you can follow simple directions, this recipe is right up your alley. Here’s what you’re going to need:

ingredients needed to make slow cooker chicken tetrazzini
  • 2 cups, Sliced Mushrooms
  • 1 cup Onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Chicken Breasts, cubed
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 cup Asagio or Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
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How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini

Step 1

In the bottom of the slow cooker, add olive oil, followed by cubed chicken, mushrooms, garlic, seasoning, onions and lemon juice.

Cook for 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low.

chicken tetrazzini cooking in a slow cooker

Step 2

Combine the flour and heavy cream to make a roux.

Add the roux, cheese and butter to the slow cooker then stir to combine. Leave to cook for 10 minutes to allow the cheese to melt.

Serve over pasta with slices of mozzarella. Honestly, I love doing that–because a big slice of mozzarella on top of chicken tetrazzini is what Italian grandmas dream about. So creamy and delicious!

More Easy Chicken Recipes You’ll Love

If you love this easy Italian dish, but you’re not quite ready to bust out your cutting board, just pin this to your favorite easy chicken recipes board on Pinterest so you can find it quick later!

a collage of Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini next to a fork on a green plate on a gray cloth with a grater on top of a block of cheese in the background with title text reading Slow cooker Chicken Tetrazzini
Yield: 6 Servings of Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini

Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini

Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini

I love this easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini. It's one of those recipes that you can just toss into the crockpot and walk away--then come home to the most amazing dinner. And for that, I'm definitely grateful.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups, Sliced Mushrooms
  • 1 cup Onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Chicken Breasts, cubed
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 cup Asagio or Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In the bottom of the slow cooker, add olive oil, followed by cubed chicken, mushrooms, garlic, seasoning, onions and lemon juice.
  2. Cook for 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low.
  3. Combine the flour and heavy cream to make a roux.
  4. Add the roux, cheese and butter to the slow cooker then stir to combine. Leave to cook for 10 minutes to allow the cheese to melt.
  5. Serve over pasta with slices of mozzarella.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 372Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 116mgSodium: 419mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 32g

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