Chicken Artichoke Pasta Recipe

This Chicken Artichoke Pasta absolutely has to be one of the most comforting, delicious, and oh so easy pasta recipes I’ve made in a long while.

 
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And to think it came about by accident really. You see, normally while we are traveling in the RV, I throw something into the slow cooker so that when we arrive, our meal is super simple and already mostly made for me. I’m sorta lazy that way.

Anyway, I’d decided that I wanted to cook slow cooker chicken, but then realized that I’d left most of my chicken in the freezer at home. Total fail. Well, nearly.

So, I decided I really needed to stretch the few pieces of chicken I did bring along to make it work for our supper.

 

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So I tossed in a can of artichoke hearts, Ro-Tel tomatoes, and a few other goodies and then, when we arrived I quickly cooked some pasta to finish out the saucy, scrumptious chicken artichoke pasta dish.

Oh my heavens is it ever so amazing!

I was actually thankful for my forgetfulness.

Here’s my Chicken Artichoke Pasta Recipe. Hope you love it as much as we did.

Chicken Artichoke Pasta Recipe

This Chicken Artichoke Pasta Recipe comes together simply and easily in the slow cooker for a delicious one pot meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 2-4 pieces skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 10-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1 10-ounce can diced Rotel tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 1 10-ounce package Cheddar cheese, diced
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • cooked pasta

Instructions

  • Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add chicken, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, and onion to slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours. Remove lid and add cheeses and heavy cream. Return lid until cheeses have melted. Remove lid and stir until well-combined. Stir in pasta. Serve warm.
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Enjoy!
Robyn xo

26 comments on “Chicken Artichoke Pasta Recipe”

  1. Accident recipes are the best! Definitely need to try this one – quick and easy is what we need around here!

  2. I LOVE artichokes, but do not use them enough! This pasta is so perfect for this time of year. It sounds delicious!

  3. I LOVE artichokes too. I just pop ’em into my mouth right out of the jar. Crazy, I know. I know, I would love your recipe!

  4. Nice recipe. Thank you, Robyn. Have a super-duper day.

  5. Rotel with artichoke hearts?!? This speaks to my soul!!! 🙂

  6. This is probably a dumb question but do you cut up the chicken breasts when you do all the stirring or do you leave them whole in the pasta?

  7. I love anything with artichoke hearts!

  8. Love this combination of flavors! Sounds like a perfect “accident” meal!

  9. Robyn…… My word! This is dinner tomorrow night!

  10. Sounds absolutely DELISH! A bunch of my favorite things to eat, all mixed into one dish! I’ve got to try this. I am especially fond of GOOD slow-cooker recipes. I’ll be trying this next week, and I expect it’s going to make it into the regular rotation. Thank you!

  11. What would you suggest subbing in for the Ro-Tel? A few diced Roma tomatoes and some chilis?

    Thanks!

    • If it’s the spice you’re worried about, they do have a mild version of the Rotel tomatoes. If you still don’t want them, I’d use a can of fire-roasted tomatoes…that way you still get the juice from the can. Otherwise, you might dry out a little. 🙂

  12. This dish is AMAZING! And so easy! Thank you 🙂

  13. Do you need to add any liquid to the crockpot so it doesn’t dry out?

    • You are welcome to add some, Kelly, but I’ve not found that I needed to add any in my slow cooker. If your slow cooker seems to dry out meats more though, I would recommend that you do add a little bit of water or chicken stock just so that it stays tender.

  14. Sounds delicious! Do you use plain or marinated artichoke hearts? Thank you!

  15. Oh, Lala!l I made this for dinner tonight. So delicious. I forgot to pick up cream, so I made do. Some chicken base that I thickened with a little corn starch. Nice and creamy without the cream. This recipe is a keeper‼️Thanks❤️

  16. Just wanted you to know I’ve made this twice now and I really enjoy it. I leave out the onions (don’t like ’em) but I do add onion powder for some flavor. Also add chopped garlic. Tonight I added fresh basil and oregano from my herb garden. Really easy and clever recipe. Thanks for posting.

  17. How much cooked pasta? Making this now.

  18. Absolutely delicious!  I browned the chicken slightly before putting in the slow cooker and then I added the onions to the skillet to give them some color.  Served over linguine and crispy garlic bread!  This recipe is definitely “company worthy”!

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