Slow Cooker Creamy Italian Chicken and Cauliflower This Crock-pot Italian Chicken and Cauliflower is a quick prep, easy keto and low carb crockpot recipe that my whole family loves. With only 6 ingredients this low carb chicken crockpot recipe is super easy to make and perfect for weeknight dinner!
Slow Cooker Creamy Italian Chicken and Cauliflower
Slow Cooker Creamy Italian Chicken and Cauliflower is a slow cooker creamy chicken recipe that everyone will love. I toss this easy low carb chicken recipe in the crockpot in the morning and then make a few veggie sides dishes right before it is done for a simple dinner my whole family loves.
This Crock-pot Italian Chicken combines two of my go to low carb and keto friendly ingredients, chicken and cauliflower! I love whole roasted cauliflower, so while there is already cauliflower in the main dish, I do also tend to make a side of whole roasted cauliflower as well.
Easy Chicken Recipes
What is Slow Cooker Creamy Italian Chicken?
Slow cooker Italian chicken is a creamy chicken slow cooker meal that is loaded with chicken, cauliflower, mushrooms and Italian seasoning. This easy keto slow cooker recipe is perfect for tossing in the slow cooker and letting it cook so you can have a tasty low carb dinner the whole family will love while getting other things done. If you love the Olive Garden Chicken, but are looking for a healthier option this low carb slow cooker chicken recipe is perfect.
Can I use chicken thighs?
I prefer to use chicken breast but you can use chicken thighs instead if that is what you have on hand. When I have been in a pinch I have also used chicken tenderloins.
How to store left overs
Allow the dish to cool completely and then store in an airtight container in the fridge. It will keep in the fridge for 3-4 days.
What to Serve with Italian Chicken and Cauliflower
Here are some of my favorite side dishes to make with this easy slow cooker chicken recipe. Note not all of these are low carb sides because this recipe is also loved by nonketo folks too!
- Roasted Brussel Sprouts
- Smashed Potatoes
- Green beans with Bacon
- Microwave Sweet Potato
- Keto Green bean Casserole
- Lemon Roasted Asparagus
- Garlic Rice
- Oven Roasted Asparagus
How to Serve Creamy Italian Chicken
Serve alone with a veggie side dish and salad for a low carb and keto friendly meal. You can also serve this creamy chicken dish over rice or pasta. While this recipe was originally made to be a low carb and keto focused recipe, over time my children have found that they love to make rice or pasta and top it with this creamy Italian chicken and veggies. So if you are looking for a family dinner meal that can be both low carb and family friendly this is a great one!
Italian Chicken and Cauliflower Ingredients
- Chicken Breasts
- Dry Italians Salad Dressing mix
- Button mushrooms
- Cream cheese
How to make Creamy Crock-pot Italian Chicken and Cauliflower
Place the chicken into the pot of the crock-pot and sprinkle the chicken with one packet of the Italian mix.
Top the chicken with the cauliflower and mushrooms and sprinkle them with the second pack of Italian mix.
Top the cauliflower with cream cheese.
Cover the pot and place on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours.
With two forks shred the chicken and stir until all the cream cheese is combined.
Top with the parsley and enjoy.
Keto Slow Cooker Recipes
Crock-pot Creamy Italian Chicken and Cauliflower
- 2 pounds chicken breast 4 chicken breasts
- 2 packets Italian salad dressing mix
- 1 head cauliflower chopped (Roughly 3 cups)
- 8 oz button mushrooms sliced
- 12 oz cream cheese sliced
- 1 oz parsley chopped (optional)
- Place the chicken into the pot of the crock-pot and sprinkle the chicken with one packet of the Italian mix.
- Top the chicken with the cauliflower and mushrooms and sprinkle them with the second pack of Italian mix.
- Top the cauliflower with the cream cheese.
- Cover the pot and place on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours.
- With two forks shred the chicken and stir until all the cream cheese is combined. Top with the parsley and enjoy.
2 WeightWatchers SmartPoints on the Freestyle Program when you use Fat-free cream cheese
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Comments & Reviews
chris lynne parrish says
I am going to make this tomorrow and wonder if I can substitute broccoli for the cauliflower or do half and half? Not a super huge cauliflower fan, but I also thought adding spinach would taste good and serve with brown rice?
I think you can let us know how it turns out.