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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.

 

Chicken Artichoke Pasta Recipe | ©addapinch.com
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.

5 from 4 votes

Chicken Artichoke Pasta Recipe

Dinner 4 hrs 10 mins

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

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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    1. 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. 🙂

    1. 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.

    1. This is my absolute fav slow cooker recipe. First time around, I only had marinated artichoke hearts, so I drained and used them. But they added awesome flavor, so moving forward, that’s what I use every time. And now, I only drain 1/2 of the liquid (14 oz jar) and throw the other half in the pot. If I’m watching calories, I serve over herbed, riced cauliflower instead of pasta. Because I’m NOT leaving out the heavy cream lol. I’ve also subbed provolone and mozzarella cheese for the cheddar and was still delish.

      Thanks!

    2. Marianne, thanks for the tips. I’m so glad this is a favorite of yours like it is at my house.

  1. 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❤️

  2. 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.

    1. Hi Cyntihia,
      I just use a regular size package (8 oz) of a favorite pasta. Thanks!

  3. 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”!

  4. This was absolutely delicious. I followed the recipe to a T except I served the pasta in a separate bowl, and the recipe in the crockpot came out watery. Any suggestions?

    Thanks!

    1. Barb, the pasta needs to be added to the chicken and sauce in the slow cooker. The pasta contains the starch that thickens the juices.

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