This Crockpot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta is the ideal dish for those who are a fan of Buffalo Wild Wings, but desire a homemade casserole that can be whipped up easily.
If you’re looking for easy crockpot dishes that require few ingredients and minimal prep time, this is your go-to recipe.
Suitable for those busy weeknights, yet tasty and quick to prepare, this dish will become a staple in your family dinner lineup.
Let’s delve into the allure of this one pot meal that brings a touch of Buffalo Wild Wings right to your dining table.
Why This Crockpot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta is a Must-Try
- Buffalo Creamy Sauce: Every bite is drenched in Buffalo Wild Wings Garlic Parmesan Garlic sauce, ensuring a restaurant quality experience at home.
- Comfort Food at its Best: The creaminess of the cheese coupled with the savory chicken makes this the ultimate comfort food dish.
- Perfect for Saturday Night Dinners: While it’s a savior for busy weeknights, it’s also a hit for a special Saturday night dinner with family.
- A Star at Potlucks: This hearty dish with its buffalo creamy sauce is always a crowd-pleaser. Expect to return home with an empty pot.
- Perfect for Busy Weeknights: A minimal prep time one pot meal. Toss the ingredients in, and the crockpot does all the work.
- Budget-Friendly: This dish, with its gourmet touch, is a budget meal that doesn’t compromise on taste.
Crockpot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta Ingredients
Every ingredient in this recipe is vital in crafting the perfect homemade casserole:
- Buffalo Wild Wings Parmesan Garlic Sauce: The star of the dish, providing a robust flavor.
- Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts: The hearty protein base of the casserole.
- Milk: Offers a creamy consistency.
- Cream Cheese: Adds a rich and velvety texture.
- Shredded Parmesan Cheese: For that sharp, cheesy bite.
- Farfalle Pasta: The ideal pasta shape to hold onto the creamy Buffalo sauce.
How to Make Crockpot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta
- Prepare your crockpot by lightly greasing it to ensure nothing sticks.
Cooking Chicken and Pasta Sauce:
- Place the chicken breasts at the bottom of the crockpot.
- Pour over the Buffalo Wild Wings Parmesan Garlic Sauce, milk, cream cheese and parmesan cheese ensuring the chicken is well coated.
- Cook on low for 5-6 hours or until chicken is tender and easily shredded.
Bringing It All Together:
- Cook the farfalle pasta as per package instructions until al dente.
- Once the chicken is cooked, shred it within the crockpot.
- Add the cooked pasta to the pot stir everything until well combined and let it cook on low for an additional 30 minutes.
- Serve hot, garnished with additional parmesan and perhaps some fresh herbs like basil or parsley for added color and flavor.
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Crockpot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta Variations
Gluten-Free: Swap out farfalle for gluten-free pasta or try zucchini noodles.
Low Carb: Replace pasta with cauliflower florets for a low-carb alternative.
Vegetarian: Omit the chicken and add in vegetables like bell peppers and zucchini.
Storage and Reheating
This crockpot chicken recipe is great for leftovers and a fantastic meal prep idea:
- Storage: After cooling, store in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 4 days.
- Reheating: Warm in the microwave or oven until heated through, ensuring the dish retains its creamy texture.
Most FAQ about Crockpot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta
I’ve a Saturday night potluck planned; can I make this ahead?
Absolutely! Prepare the recipe as instructed but stop before the final 30-minute cooking stage. Store it in the fridge and then let it complete its final simmer in the crockpot before you head to the potluck. The flavors meld beautifully when allowed to sit, making it even more delicious.
Can I use a different type of pasta?
Absolutely! While farfalle holds the sauce beautifully, you can experiment with penne, rigatoni, or even spaghetti.
Can I substitute the Buffalo Wild Wings Parmesan Garlic Sauce?
Absolutely! While the Buffalo Wild Wings sauce offers a unique flavor, you can use any other parmesan garlic sauce available in stores. However, each brand might have varying levels of saltiness and flavor, so adjust accordingly.
How can I make the dish more low-carb?
Replace the farfalle pasta with alternatives like zucchini noodles or spaghetti squash for a lower carb version.
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An easy crockpot dish perfect for busy weeknights, this kid-friendly recipe combines creamy pasta with a hearty buffalo creamy sauce. Ideal for family dinner, potluck, or a meal prep idea
- 16 oz farfalle pasta
- 2 LBS Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
- 1 (12 oz) Bottle Buffalo Wild Wings Parmesan Garlic Sauce
- 1 cup Milk
- 8 oz Cream Cheese
- ½ Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
- Place chicken breasts in the crockpot.
- In a bowl, mix Buffalo Wild Wings Parmesan Garlic Sauce, milk, and cream cheese. Pour over chicken.
- Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
- About 30 minutes before serving, cook the farfalle pasta according to package instructions.
- Shred the chicken in the crockpot, mix in the pasta and Parmesan cheese.
- Serve hot and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving Calories 598Total Fat 25gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 190mgSodium 392mgCarbohydrates 28gFiber 1gSugar 4gProtein 62g