Crockpot Chicken Marinara

Kaci: Thesouthernrd
by Kaci: Thesouthernrd
6 Servings
4 hr 5 min

If you are craving Italian and are looking for an easy way to satisfy the craving, you have got to try this crockpot Chicken Marinara. It is so easy and delicious, you will want to make it part of your weekly dinner rotation.

It requires minimal preparation, and is a set it and forget it kind of meal making it a perfect meal for busy week nights.

Start by topping the chicken with feta cheese helps to create more flavor and a creamier texture to the sauce. You can use your creativity and try substituting feta with mozzarella or Parmesan as well.

Top the chicken with a jar (about 3 cups) of tomato sauce and set to cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours.

Shred the chicken and add back to the crock pot. Stir to combine all ingredients and to create a creamy, savory sauce.

Serve the chicken over pasta or spaghetti squash for a low carb option, and with steamed vegetables or a salad on the side.

Crockpot Chicken Marinara
Recipe details
  • 6  Servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 4 Hours Total time: 4 hr 5 min
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  • 3 large boneless, skinless chicken beasts
  • 4oz feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1, 16oz jar marinara sauce (I used Roa’s)
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Spray crockpot with nonstick cooking spray
Place chicken breast in crock pot and season with Italian seasoning, garlic salt and pepper
Top chicken breasts with feta cheese and then pour marinara sauce over the chicken
Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours
Shred chicken and return to crock pot
Stir everything to combine
Serve over pasta or spaghetti squash for a low carb option
  • Stir leftover chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.