Creamy Italian Crockpot Chicken Penne

Looking for an affordable and satisfying dinner? Try our Creamy Italian Crockpot Chicken and Penne! This easy-to-make dish is not only budget-friendly but also delicious. Perfect for family dinners or gatherings, it’s sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 bottle of Italian dressing
  • 1 block of cream cheese
  • 1 box of penne pasta
  • Small bag of parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Place the chicken breasts in the crockpot and pour the entire bottle of Italian dressing over them.
  2. Add a block of cream cheese on top of the chicken and sprinkle with pepper.
  3. Cook on high for 3-4 hours.
  4. Around the halfway point, add half of the bag of parmesan cheese.
  5. When the chicken is nearly done, cook the penne pasta according to the package instructions, then drain.
  6. Shred the cooked chicken with a fork, add the cooked pasta to the crockpot with the chicken and sauce.
  7. Top it off with the remaining parmesan cheese.

Serve this creamy and flavorful Italian-inspired dish with a side of breadsticks or a simple salad. It’s a cost-effective meal that can easily feed a family of five with a little extra for leftovers. Enjoy! 🍝🧀😋