Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan with Penne Pasta
This easy updated take on Chicken Parmesan is perfect for a weeknight dinner. When you’re ready to eat, just cook the pasta, and brown the bread crumbs. Serve with a green salad for a complete meal.
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb) * Tysons $1.89lb
1 jar/can (25.5 oz) pasta sauce **Hunt 10 for $1-
8 oz uncooked penne pasta (2 2/3 cups) **Ronzoni or Creamette **.88
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup Italian style crispy bread crumbs
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Spray 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; place chicken breasts in cooker. Pour pasta sauce evenly over chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
Before serving, cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
In 8-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add bread crumbs. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until golden brown. Remove from skillet; set aside.
To serve, top pasta with chicken breast, pasta sauce, bread crumbs and cheese.
***any type of pasta will do