Try It Tuesday

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With it being so cold out, I’ve been in the mood for comfort food. And nothing says comfort food like a meal in the crockpot that’s creamy and filling! I perused Pinterest and found a yummy recipe: Slow Cooker Italian Chicken!

Here’s what you need:

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~4 chicken breasts (not pictured)

~1 Italian dressing seasoning packet (I really wanted to get Hidden Valley’s packet, but I couldn’t find it!)

~1/2 cup water

~1 (8 oz) block of cream cheese

~1 can cream of chicken soup

~2/3 cup water

~Rice (or noodles; it doesn’t really matter)

 

First, place your chicken in the crockpot and season with the Italian dressing packet. Add 1/2 cup water and let it cook, covered, for 4 hours on low. (The reason those chicken breasts look so piddly is because the Chicken Breast bags and the Chicken Tenderloin bags look almost identical. And, guess which bag this pregnant-brained momma grabbed? Yep.)

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When the chicken is cooked, shred it with a fork or do it the fun and easy way and use a hand mixer!

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Add in the cream cheese, chicken soup, and 2/3 cup water. Mix well and let it cook for another 30 minutes.
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Then, serve with your favorite veggie and rice!

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Huff the Hubs and I both really liked this! My only complaint was that I didn’t add enough chicken (surprise, surprise). I’m DEFINITELY making this again because it was SUPER easy! Plus, you can save time by cooking and shredding the chicken a few days before!

 

Have you ever tried this recipe? What were your results? Share in the comments below!

Try It Tuesday

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been trying to shake up our daily menus. But, I really need healthy items for our family’s table…evidently its harder to lose weight in your 30’s. Womp, womp. But, luckily, I found this!

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Its Easy Crockpot Italian Chicken!

Here’s what you need:

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~4 chicken breasts

~1 bottle Fat Free Italian dressing

~6-8 red potatoes

~1/2 chopped onion (or 2/3 a cup frozen onion like I did!)

~1 pkg baby carrots

~1 cup water

 

First, put the thawed chicken breasts into the crockpot and pour the entire bottle of dressing over the chicken. Add the cup of water.

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Then, you can either add all of the other ingredients, stir, and cover OR you can do what I did.

I put the veggies in a medium-sized bowl, sprinkled them with sea salt, Italian seasonings, and garlic. I stirred the veggies all together and poured them into the crockpot on top of the chicken.

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Seven hours later, we feasted!

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This was pretty good! I liked it because I didn’t have to worry about making sides. I just scooped it out on a plate and dinner was served! I think next time I’ll make some rice to go with it. The Italian dressing had such a punch to it that I needed a bland flavor to kind of tone it down. Huff the Hubs LOVED this! So I guess its a winner!

 

Have you ever tried this before? What were your thoughts?