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Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Recipe

This slow cooker chicken parmesan recipe is great for weeknight dinners. Now that slow cooker season, aka fall, is approaching, this is a Crockpot dinner you’ll want to pin for your meal plan.

Full disclosure: the noodles are made separately. You cook the chicken in the slow cooker and serve over pasta.

Chicken parmesan on top of pasta.

Chicken Parmesan in the Slow Cooker

The end of summer is always a little bittersweet, isn’t it? On one hand it’s kind of a bummer. The weather gets yucky, days get shorter, time speeds up. But, on the other… Kids. They Go. Back. To. School! (that noise was me, clapping. Sorry, not sorry) That’s where this Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Recipe saves the day.

With one kid having after school activities. Another having Band rehearsals. The youngest needs to be picked up from scouts. The very last thing I’m going to want to do after playing taxi is start making dinner. But since I started this Chicken Parmesan way earlier in the day, I don’t have to. Go me! I’ll share!

A plate of pasta and chicken Parmesan.
Yield: 4 pieces

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan | Sweep Tight Blog

The beauty of this Chicken Parmesan Recipe is it's not only easy. Set it and forget it. But, it's also not breaded. So, it's healthier, and less work! We totally get to skip all that!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes


  • 4 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, 14.5 oz can, I used the kind with Italian Seasoning
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 tbs red wine, good, dry, if you wouldn't drink it, don't cook with it, blech
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt & pepper, to taste


  1. In your slow cooker, combine all ingredients save for the cheeses.  Add a touch more salt and pepper and all cheese.  
  2. Cover and cook on low for about 6 hours.
  3. Check to make sure chicken is cooked completely. *170. Because, raw chicken. Eeww. 
  4. Cover and cook for another 20 minutes until the cheese is a creamy, melty pot of yum.
  5. Serve over lightly buttered noodles. Family mealtime my friends! Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 piece

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 379Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 135mgSodium: 622mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 4gSugar: 3gProtein: 48g

Nutrition facts are an estimate only.

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Chicken parmesan on pasta and topped with mozzarella.

This is one of our ‘go-to’ easy dinners. We usually have everything and don’t even need to shop. The kids love it. And I’m not Crazy Kitchen Mom come dinnertime. That’s winning in Vegas!

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Let us know your favorite way to make chicken parmesan. We’d love to try different variations of the delicious chicken dish.

Now that the Instant Pot exists, I wonder if there’s a way to make this chicken parmesan recipe in it including the noodles. Must investigate.

So, what do ya think? Ready to give this Slow Cooker Recipe a try?

Paula Brown

Friday 2nd of March 2018

The recipe is fresh and the food looks delicious.

Evelyn Goettner

Thursday 9th of October 2014

Looks delicious! Chicken parm is one of my favorites. I didn't know you could make it in the slow cooker. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

tanya holland

Friday 12th of September 2014

I love using my slow cooker. This recipe sounds delicious. I think my family would love this one.


Wednesday 10th of September 2014

How big of a can of tomatoes do you use? 15 oz or 28 oz?


Wednesday 10th of September 2014

It was a really big can, so probably closer to 28oz. Big!! :)

Jen @ Yummy Healthy Easy

Friday 5th of September 2014

This looks absolutely amazing! We love easy slow cooker meals. Can't wait to try this, pinned!

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