The BEST Crockpot Chicken Alfredo recipe, so easy to make! Juicy shredded chicken and pasta in a creamy homemade Alfredo Sauce. This is a great recipe for busy dinners and easy cleanups.

If you like Crockpot Recipes, try the Pulled Chicken or Chicken Fajita recipes.

CROCK POT CHICKEN ALFREDO-

This Crockpot Chicken Alfredo pasta is truly the perfect Italian-inspired pasta dinner. With just about 5 minutes of prep work, let the slow cooker do the rest of the work for you!

The chicken and pasta are slowly cooked in a creamy homemade Alfredo sauce until pull-apart tender and melt-in-your-mouth delicious!

Serve this Alfredo pasta dish with homemade Breadsticks and a side salad for a complete dinner! This dish will become a family favorite!

Chicken alfredo pasta on a white plate topped with fresh greens.

INGREDIENTS-

  • Chicken – boneless skinless chicken breasts works the best.
  • Cream cheese – cream cheese adds creaminess to the Alfredo sauce!
  • Butter – unsalted butter is what we want.
  • Garlic – freshly minced garlic is best. You can also use garlic powder if you dont have fresh garlic.
  • Seasoning – salt and pepper is all we used but you can add a little bit of Cajun Seasoning for the kick in the pasta dish!
  • Chicken broth – balances the thickness of the dish.
  • Heavy cream – gives that perfect creaminess and consistency to the pasta.
  • Pasta – we like to use penne pasta, but any other short pasta will work. You don’t need to cook your pasta, just add it to the crockpot uncooked.
  • Parmesan cheese – you can use pre-grated parmesan cheese or grate fresh cheese.
Step by step collage of how to make homemade crockpot chicken Alfredo pasta.

HOW TO MAKE SLOW COOKER CHICKEN ALFREDO-

  1. Cook chicken and cream – Add the chicken breast, cream cheese , butter, garlic, seasoning, broth, and heavy whipping into your slow cooker and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-5, until the chicken is fully cooked.
  2. Cook pasta – Remove the chicken and shred, return to the crockpot along with the pasta, parmesan cheese and cook on high for about 35-40 minutes, or until the pasta is fully cooked through.
  3. Serve – Top with freshly grated parmesan and chopped greens and serve.
Shredded chicken, penne pasta, and shredded cheese on the slow cooker.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-

Can I freeze chicken alfredo pasta?

We do not recommend freezing this pasta dish as the pasta does not hold well when frozen.

How to reheat my pasta?

You can reheat it in the slow cooker, or add it to a skillet and heat on medium heat with a splash of milk to bind the sauce.

When do I know when my chicken is fully cooked through?

The internal temperature of cooked chicken should read 165°F.

Can I pan sear my chicken to make it crispy?

Yes, you can pan-sear your chicken breast before you add the slow cooker for that crispy flavor.

Do I have to shred my chicken?

You do not have to shred your chicken, you can also cut it into small pieces or any size you desire.

Do I put uncooked pasta into the slow cooker?

Yes! Just add the uncooked pasta into the slow cooker and it’ll cook with the rest of the ingredients. If you have leftover cooked pasta, then once added to the crockpot, cook just until the pasta is heated so it doesn’t become mushy.

A black slow cooker loaded with creamy chicken alfredo pasta topped with parmesan cheese.

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The BEST Crockpot Chicken Alfredo

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5 from 31 votes
The BEST Crockpot Chicken Alfredo recipe, so easy to make! Juicy shredded chicken and pasta in a creamy homemade Alfredo Sauce. This is a great recipe for busy dinners and easy cleanups.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 35 minutes
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¾ cup parmesan cheese
  • 8 oz penne pasta, uncooked

Instructions

  • Add the chicken breast, cream cheese, cubed butter, garlic cloves, salt, pepper, chicken broth, and heavy whipping cream into the slow cooker.
    Cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-5, until the chicken breast is fully cooked.
  • Remove the chicken and shred, return to the crockpot along with the pasta, parmesan cheese and cook on high for about 35-40 minutes, or until the pasta is fully cooked through.
  • Top with freshly grated parmesan and chopped greens and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 754kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 29gFat: 56gSaturated Fat: 34gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 211mgSodium: 929mgPotassium: 524mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 2077IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 214mgIron: 1mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)