Slow Cooker Olive Garden Chicken Pasta

The Olive Garden slow cooker chicken pasta is a dish that anyone can make with just a few ingredients, but it still packs a punch. If you’re looking for an easy weeknight dinner, this pasta is the way to go.


Print Recipe
No ratings yet

Slow Cooker Olive Garden Chicken Pasta

An easy pasta recipe made with Olive Garden's signature dressing.
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8 Servings


  • Slow Cooker


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 cups Olive Garden Italian dressing
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese divided
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1-16 ounce package penne pasta, cooked according to package directions


  • Prepare a slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place the chicken breast in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Pour the salad dressing over the chicken. Sprinkle with black pepper and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Dot with the cream cheese.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4 to 6 hours or until the chicken is fork tender.
  • Shred the chicken with two forks and stir into the sauce.
  • Add the penne pasta and toss to equally distribute the chicken and sauce. Top with the remaining Parmesan cheese and additional black pepper, if desired.


Meghan Cooper
Meghan Cooper
Meghan Cooper is a writer, content creator, movie critic, and geek living in Atlanta, Ga. She loves movies, traveling, and lots of coffee. Member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association, Georgia Film Critics Association, and Atlanta Film Critics Circle.


50 Puntastic Valentines Ideas for Kids

I'm a sucker for cheesy Valentine's day cards, so...

25 Uses for Heinz Apple Cider Vinegar #HeinzVinegar

Apple cider vinegar should be a staple in every...

DIY Recycled Valentine Seed Cards with Flower Paper Hearts

Looking for a sweet DIY Valentine's day card idea...

Dos & Dont’s on How to Boost Your Milk Supply | Breastfeeding Advice | Lactation Cookie Recipe

Breastfeeding can sometimes be hard enough without having to...

Cranberry Orange Scones Copycat Starbucks Recipe

Do you miss the Starbucks Cranberry Orange Scones when they aren't in season? So do I. Enjoy this copycat recipe so you can enjoy...

Zombie Brain Brownie Cups

Need a spooky treat to enjoy for Halloween or your next Zombie gathering? These zombie brain brownie cups are oozing with tasty goodness. Zombie...

Haunted Mansion Jell-O Shots

The new Haunted Mansion movie is just around the corner, so to celebrate, I have a fun Jell-o shot tutorial that is Haunted Mansion...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here