Chicken Polenta Marinara (Slow Cooker) Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Polenta Marinara (Slow Cooker) recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Polenta Marinara (Slow Cooker) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jenmnolan

Makes 5 servings



Tasty slow-cooked Italian style chicken and polenta in marinara sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Polenta Marinara (Slow Cooker)

4 breasts chicken
12 oz polenta
18 oz marinara sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 oz mexican cheese
1/8 cup parmesan cheese
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Recipe Directions for Chicken Polenta Marinara (Slow Cooker)

  1. Spray the slow cooker with PAM

  2. Place four chicken breasts in the bottom of the slow cooker

  3. Season the chicken breasts with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper on both sides

  4. Spread a layer of marinara on top of the chicken

  5. Sprinkle with some parmesan (remove cheese if you like)

  6. Layer the sliced polenta on top of the sauce

  7. Spread the remainder of the sauce on top of the polenta (mix 1/4 cup of water into the remaining sauce to add some moisture to the dish)

  8. Sprinkle again with parmesan

  9. Put on high for approximately 4 hours, or low for 6 hours (recommended low)

  10. Enjoy!

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Italian, Slow Cook, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 347.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
638
Calories from Fat
133
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.8g
23%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
127mg
42%
Sodium
711mg
30%
Potassium
613mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
69.3g
23%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
9.8g
Protein
53.3g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 11% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in niacin
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