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Crock Pot Italian Mozzarella Chicken - A delicious, easy to make Italian dinner!
Crock Pot Italian Mozzarella Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 10 mins
 
Super simple Italian Dinner
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crock Pot Italian Mozzarella Chicken
Servings: 6
Author: Aunt Lou
Ingredients
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 3/4 t dried oregano
  • 3/4 t dried basil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 24 oz jar marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 c mozzarella cheese
  • 8 oz pkg penne pasta cooked
  • 1/3 c green olives with pimentos chopped
  • 1/4 c grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Sprinkle chicken breasts with seasonings on both sides
  2. Place seasoned chicken breasts in a lightly greased crock pot
  3. Sprinkle garlic evenly on top of the chicken breasts and cover with marinara sauce
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours, chicken should be cooked through and tender
  5. Place chicken breasts on a lightly greased baking sheet and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese, set aside
  6. Add your olives and Parmesan cheese to your sauce in your crock pot, stir and heat through
  7. Place your baking sheet with your chicken in your broiler for 2-3 mins until the cheese is melted and golden (keep a close watch so it doesn't burn)
  8. Pour your sauce over your cooked pasta and mix well
  9. Serve chicken over pasta
Recipe Notes