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crockpot tuscan chicken pasta made with creamy dairy free cashew alfredo sauce in the slow cooker. Healthy and easy to make in the crock pot with spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and coconut milk. Serve with chickpea pasta or on its own for a whole30 or keto crockpot tuscan chicken.
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Crockpot Tuscan Chicken

Crockpot Tuscan Chicken is a delicious fall slow cooker recipe with chicken, spinach, sun dried tomatoes and dairy free sauce.  Easy to make in the crock pot, this healthy tuscan chicken recipe can be served over noodles, zucchini noodles, or eaten by itself!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings 6 servings
Calories 262kcal
Author Lyndsey

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds chicken breast (approximately 3 large breasts)
  • salt + pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk more if desired
  • 3 tablespoon vegan butter or ghee
  • 6 garlic cloves smashed
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes sliced
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast

Instructions

  • Season chicken with salt, pepper and oregano. Add to slow cooker and pour in coconut milk. Drop in vegan butter or ghee, garlic cloves and sun-dried tomatoes.
  • Cook on low for three hours or until an instant read thermometer reads 165F. Remove chicken to a side dish and tent with foil. Allow chicken to rest.
  • Mix spinach and nutritional yeast into the sauce. If desired, cook pasta noodles to serve with sauce. Mix cooked noodles into sauce and top with sliced chicken.

Notes

Note:  Nutritional information does not include pasta.
I made this creamy tuscan chicken with spinach and a dairy free sauce.  Here are a few ideas if you have a specific dietary restriction but still want to enjoy this recipe:
Gluten Free:  To make this recipe gluten free, serve with gluten free pasta or eat without pasta.
Dairy Free:  This recipe as written is dairy free, enjoy!
Keto or Low Carb:  To make keto tuscan chicken, serve over zucchini noodles or enjoy without pasta.
Whole30:  Similar to low carb tuscan chicken, serve over zucchini noodles or enjoy without pasta.
You can also add other veggies to this dish to bump up the veggie factor!  Asparagus, broccolini, artichokes and fresh tomatoes are a few veggies that would work well in this recipe.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 262kcal