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Crockpot Garlic Pesto Chicken with Pasta in a Tomato Cream Sauce


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  • For the Chicken
  • ¾ bottle of Lawry's Herb and Garlic Marinade with lemon juice
  • 3 T of pesto
  • ¼ c olive oil
  • 3 boneless chicken breasts
  • For the Sauce
  • 8 ounces of of pasta
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 3 T of pesto
  • 1/2 c of chicken broth
  • 8 ounces of tomato sauce
  • 1 c of half and half cream
  • 2 T flour
  • salt and pepper to taste


Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Average budget


Step 1

For the Chicken
Cut chicken into 2" pieces

Step 2

For the Chicken
Cut chicken into 2" pieces

Step 3

Marinate over night if you have time

Step 4

Toss it in the crockpot on low for 6-8 hours

Step 5

For the Sauce
Get the pasta cooking

Step 6

Heat the olive oil and the garlic and saute lightly

Step 7

Add the pesto and chicken broth until it has cooked down

Step 8

Add tomato sauce and then the half and half

Step 9

Simmer for 5 minutes. Add the pasta in

Step 10

Add flour one T at a time if the sauce is too thin for you liking.
Serve with chicken on top of the pasta

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