by Olena

Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti

by Olena

Easiest Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti Recipe is true 10 hour healthy slow cooker dinner with whole wheat pasta, tomato sauce and spices. Kids will love it!

Healthy crockpot chicken spaghetti is a true 10 hour slow cooker recipe with whole wheat pasta and tomato sauce, and without velveeta. Once chicken is cooked, add uncooked noodles to the sauce, and pasta will be ready by the time you are done shredding chicken.

Onions, garlic, celery and carrots with a can of tomato sauce, a few chicken pieces and good old spaghetti. This slow cooker chicken spaghetti was mind blowingly easy and delicious. The recipe makes a lot. You can either cut it in half or freeze the leftovers.

Also check out this stuffed pepper casserole made in a slow cooker and slow cooker whole chicken for an easy weeknight dinner.

How to Make Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti

  1. In large slow cooker, add carrots, celery, onion, garlic, tomato sauce, water, oregano, salt, black pepper and stir. Add chicken and make sure it’s covered with sauce. Cover and cook on Low for 8 – 10 hours. Easiest Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti Recipe is true 10 hour healthy slow cooker dinner with whole wheat pasta, tomato sauce and spices. Kids will love it!
  2. Remove chicken from the slow cooker and shred into pieces using 2 forks, discarding bones if necessary. Switch slow cooker to High and place chicken back. Easiest Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti Recipe is true 10 hour healthy slow cooker dinner with whole wheat pasta, tomato sauce and spices. Kids will love it!
  3. Add uncooked spaghetti and let the bottom part of pasta soften for a few minutes. Then you can push it all in the slow cooker. Alternatively, you could brake noodles in half to fit all in right away. Give a few stirs to separate the noodles and mix with sauce. Cover and cook for about 30 minutes (less amount for GF pasta, especially brown rice) or until pasta is cooked. Sprinkle with parsley and cheese, serve hot. Easiest Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti Recipe is true 10 hour healthy slow cooker dinner with whole wheat pasta, tomato sauce and spices. Kids will love it!
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Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti

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Easiest Crockpot Chicken Spaghetti Recipe is true 10 hour healthy slow cooker dinner with whole wheat pasta, tomato sauce and spices. Kids will love it!

  • Author: ifoodreal.com
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 hours
  • Total Time: 10 hours 8 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

Ingredients

  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 2 large celery stalks, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce, low sodium
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tsp dried oregano or basil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3.5 lbs chicken thighs, skinless (bone in or out)*
  • 10 oz spaghetti, whole wheat
  • 1/3 cup parsley, dill or scallions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)

Instructions

  1. In large slow cooker, add carrots, celery, onion, garlic, tomato sauce, water, oregano, salt, black pepper and stir. Add chicken and make sure it’s covered with sauce. Cover and cook on Low for 8 – 10 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from the slow cooker and shred into pieces using 2 forks, discarding bones if necessary. Switch slow cooker to High and place chicken back.
  3. Add uncooked spaghetti and let the bottom part of pasta soften for a few minutes. Then you can push it all in the slow cooker. Alternatively, you could brake noodles in half to fit all in right away. Give a few stirs to separate the noodles and mix with sauce. Cover and cook for about 30 minutes (less amount for GF pasta, especially brown rice) or until pasta is cooked. Sprinkle with parsley and cheese, serve hot.

Store: Refrigerate covered for up to 5 days or freeze in an airtight container for up to 3 – 4 months.

Notes

*Chicken breasts would work too.

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About Olena

Hi, I’m Olena and this is my healthy family recipes blog. Originally from Ukraine, I now live on magic Vancouver Island in British Columbia. I’m here to help you with “What’s for dinner?”.

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