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Slow Cooker Chicken Pomodoro

A deliciously seasoned, creamy tomato based sauce, served with tender chicken, this Slow Cooker Chicken Pomodoro is going to be a family favorite.  Complete the meal with some go to cooked spaghetti.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner, Slow Cooker, slow cooker chicken pomodoro
Servings: 6
Calories: 373kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 1/2 cup onion chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano or ⅛ teaspoon dried
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes more if you like spice
  • Additional Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 4 breasts), trimmed
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh basil chiffoned


  • Place onion, tomato paste, garlic, olive oil, oregano, salt, and pepper flakes in a large microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave for 3 minutes, then stir, to combine everything really well, and return to the microwave for an additional 2-5 minutes, until onion is softened. Stir well.
  • Pour the bowl’s contents into an oval, 5-7 quart slow cooker
  • Stir heavy cream into the contents in the slow cooker.
  • Trim chicken breasts, and pound to even thickness, then season with salt, pepper, and paprika, on all sides.
  • Set chicken into sauce in slow cooker, arranging in an even layer.
  • Cover slow cooker, and cook on low for 1-2 hours, checking chicken after about 45 minutes to read temperature. Cook until chicken reaches 160 degrees F. *Use an instant read thermometer to get the chicken cooked perfectly.
  • Once chicken reaches 160 degrees F, sprinkle parmesan cheese over the top of the chicken, and recover with lid.
  • Cook an additional 5-10 minutes to allow the chicken to come up to 165 degrees F and for the parmesan cheese to melt.
  • Serve sprinkled with fresh basil, and plenty of sauce. Wonderful served with pasta.


Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 481mg | Potassium: 840mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 815IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 2mg