Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli

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This recipe for slow cooker chicken and broccoli is the perfect family dinner. It’s indulgent, wholesome, and loaded with great flavors and textures!

Try out my homemade chicken and broccoli casserole for a cheesy and delicious dinner that everyone will devour!

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If you’ve never used the slow cooker to make a casserole like this nacho chicken and rice or my favorite mac and cheese you are missing out!

I love to make anything in the Crockpot. It’s the easiest way to get dinner on the table, meal prep without stress, and more. You can make everything from breakfast to dessert in the slow cooker, I make this breakfast casserole regularly!

Here is what you’ll need to make this Crockpot chicken and broccoli:

This is a simple crockpot casserole recipe that can be made in advance as well. If you want to meal prep this recipe just wait to put on any crunchy toppings like fried onions or crackers!

Finished chicken and broccoli ready to be served.

Slow cooker chicken and broccoli reheats like a dream. It’s simple to keep in the refrigerator during the week so everyone has an easy meal to pop into the microwave for warm lunches or simple dinners!

You’ll need boneless skinless chicken breasts, onions, chicken broth, and heavy cream. We’ll use garlic powder, dried oregano, unsalted butter, broccoli, and egg noodles. For some toppings make sure you have shredded cheddar cheese, Ritz crackers, and parsley!

You can of course use boneless skinless thighs if you prefer in place of the chicken. You can also used any kind of chicken if you want to cut it into bite sized pieces!

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The same goes for the crackers, use whatever kind you like or have on hand or none at all! It adds a nice bite to the softer textures of this recipe but they’re not essential.

How to make chicken and broccoli casserole in the slow cooker:

Add the cut chicken breast, onion, broth, heavy cream, garlic powder, and oregano to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on high until chicken is cooked through to 165 degrees internal temperature. This should take approximately 3 to 3 ½ hours.

Here we see the recipe ready to be cooked until the cheese is melted.

Stir in broccoli and noodles, cover and cook until pasta is tender, 20 to 30 minutes more. 

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Stir in butter, then top the casserole with cheese. Cover and cook until the cheese is melted, this should take approximately 3 to 5 minutes.

Garnish with crushed Ritz and parsley before serving. 

A spoonful of the finished slow cooker chicken and broccoli being scooped with a spoon out of the Crockpot.

Looking for more delicious slow cooker dinners to try?

If you and your family enjoyed this Crockpot chicken and broccoli you have to try out some of these other dinner recipes made in the slow cooker. They’re simple, just like this one, family friendly, and great for even the busiest of weekdays.

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You can whip up any of these delicious recipes and have plenty to feed the whole family with leftovers for lunches throughout the week. Add some of these to your next meal plan: Crockpot Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls, Super Easy Nacho Chicken And Rice, Slow Cooker Chili Mac, Crock Pot Cowboy Beans, Crockpot Bean Soup, Crock Pot Pizza Casserole, How To Make Orange Chicken in the Crockpot, and Beef with Broccoli Recipe!

Printable Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli Recipe:

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

This recipe for slow cooker chicken and broccoli is the perfect family dinner. It's indulgent, wholesome, and loaded with great flavors and textures!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 c. heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/2 lb. egg noodles
  • 2 tbsp. Unsalted butter
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
  • Round Crackers (like Ritz) crushed for garnish (optional)
  • Parley, chopped for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add the cut chicken breast, onion, broth, heavy cream, garlic powder, and oregano to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on high until chicken is cooked through to 165 degrees internal temperature. (approx 3 to 3 ½ hours).
  2. Stir in broccoli and noodles, cover and cook until pasta is tender, 20 to 30 minutes more.
  3. Stir in butter, then top the casserole with cheese. Cover and cook until the cheese is melted Approx.3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Garnish with crushed Ritz and parsley before serving.
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 528Total Fat 30gSaturated Fat 17gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 11gCholesterol 181mgSodium 270mgCarbohydrates 19gFiber 3gSugar 3gProtein 46g

These recipes are calculated as a courtesy. They are not intended as medical advice or guaranteed accurate. Please do your own calculations if necessary.

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