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Slow Cooker Chicken Tenders, Pasta and Smoked Gouda

  • Cooking Time:

    5-6 hours
  • Servings:



1-1/2 lb. chicken tenders (boneless)
2 zucchini (halved and sliced 1/8-inch thick)
1 oz. chicken (flavored gravy mix)
2 T. water
salt (taste)
pepper (taste)
1 pinch ground nutmeg (fresh)
8 oz. smoked gouda (cheese grated)
2 T. evaporated milk (light cream)
1 tomato, chopped
4 c. macaroni (cooked, small shell pasta)

  1. Cut chicken tenders into 1-inch cubes; place in slow cooker.
  2. Add zucchini, gravy mix, water, and seasoning.
  3. Cover. Cook on Low for 5 to 6 hours.
  4. During the last 20 minutes, add smoked gouda cheese, milk or cream, and chopped tomato to the slow cooker, or while the macaroni is cooking.
  5. Prepare macaroni/pasta according to package directions
  6. .

  7. Stir in hot cooked macaroni or small shell pasta of your choice.


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9 years ago

not big zuchini lovers any suggestions on what else I could use in this recipe

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