Sep
9
2013

Slow Cooker Honey Dijon Chicken Over Garlic Pasta

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Slow Cooker Honey Dijon Chicken Over Garlic Pasta-21t

Oh how I love slower cooker recipes here at Picky Palate.  I plan on doing more of these but today we’ve brought you a favorable, simple chicken slow cooker recipe that will be sure to knock your socks off. :)

With school in full swing, I am all over breaking out my crock pot more often.  Between homework and sports starting, mama just doesn’t have much time in the kitchen these days!  I love the thought of starting dinner in the morning then having it ready when the kids get home from school.

Slow Cooker Honey Dijon Chicken Over Garlic Pasta-9

 Raw chicken is a bit unpleasant to look at, so lets move quickly, lol!  Place your chicken into your favorite crock pot.

Ranch

 Season with one packet of Ranch Dressing Seasoning.  I found this organic one at Whole Foods.

Chicken Broth

Time for the chicken broth.

mustard

 A little stone ground mustard up next.

Honey

Honey time.  This is such a great dinner.  You’ll love this one!

Thyme

Add a few tablespoons of fresh thyme, then let the crock pot do all of the work.  Love!

Slow Cooker Honey Dijon Chicken Over Garlic Pasta-20t

To serve, cook up some whole wheat pasta noodles then toss them in olive oil and garlic.  Dinner is served :)

For other Slow Cooker Picky Palate favorites, try these:

White Chicken Chili Mac

Creamy Chipotle Chicken Tortellini

 Chicken Enchilada Chili over Rice

 

Slow Cooker Honey Dijon Chicken Over Garlic Pasta

Slow Cooker Honey Dijon Chicken Over Garlic Pasta-21tIngredients

  • 2 pounds chicken of your choice, we used thighs
  • 1 ounce packet packet of Ranch Dressing Seasoning
  • 4 tablespoons brown mustard
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 16 ounces chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped thyme
  • 1 pound whole wheat pasta
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

  1. Place chicken into crock pot. Sprinkle Ranch seasoning over chicken along with mustard, honey, chicken broth and thyme. Stir with spoon, cover lid and let cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from crock pot and strain broth through a fine sieve to remove fats. Place chicken and broth back into crock pot. Add 2 more tablespoons of mustard and 2 more tablespoons of honey. Stir and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Heat oil and garlic in a large pot over medium heat. Add pasta, stirring to combine. Season with garlic salt. To serve, place pasta on a plate then top with chicken. Spoon broth/sauce over top.

Makes 8 Servings

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  1. 1

    That looks yummy! I love simple and delicious crock pot meals! I just did a Honey Sesame Chicken. And having only to clean up one pot afterwards isn’t bad either!

  2. 2
    Tieghan says:

    Crockpot meals rule!! This is something everyone in the family would love and so easy for weeknights! YA!

  3. 3

    Looks like total comfort food! Love!

  4. 4

    I’m still scared of using my slow cooker but this recipe looks so easy and delicious, will give it a shot!

  5. 5

    Looks delicious! Great weeknight meal!

  6. 6

    Love a good slowcooker meal, thanks for sharing!

  7. 7

    So simple and yet full of flavour!

  8. 8

    Yes! perfect busy weeknight meal!! thank you :)

  9. 9

    This looks delicious, Jenny! My slow cooker and I are the best of friends. I know my family would love this!

  10. 10

    As soon as September 1 hits, it means fall, which means slow cookers and sweaters – I am so in heart with this Jenny!

  11. 11

    I love fall aka “crock pot season!” I can’t wait to give this recipe a try. Thanks for sharing.

  12. 12

    You are seriously the queen of slow cookers! And I like it.

  13. 13
    Maria says:

    Great slow cooker meal!

  14. 14

    I love anything with a crockpot involved, yum!

  15. 15
    Heather says:

    I’m pretty sure this meal is my love language. All of it :)

  16. 16
    naomi says:

    Crockpot – YES! I’m all about that and this recipe. Love how easy it is.

  17. 17
    Madison says:

    Crock pot deliciousness! Cannot wait to give this a try. :)

  18. 18

    crockpot recipes are my jam in the fall/winter!! love this dijon chicken – i have a sick obsession with all things dijon :)

  19. 19

    Oh, YUM!!!! I am LOVING crock pot meals right now!!

  20. 20
    Gaby says:

    such a great weeknight meal! I love my slow cooker :)

  21. 21

    You are a saving grace when it comes to slow cooker recipes! I adore anything with Dijon! Can’t wait to try!

  22. 22
    marla says:

    Oh girl ~ I MUST make this for dinner :)

  23. 23

    I’ll happily take this recipe for a simple supper and say thank you kindly. :)

  24. 24

    I’ll say this once — yes please ;)

  25. 25
    Chels R. says:

    Mmm, I can almost taste how good this is just by looking at it!

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  27. 27
    ACL says:

    Just wanted to say thanks for sharing this recipe! I made it yesterday and both my husband and I absolutely loved it! Honestly the best chicken recipe I’ve ever made. This will be a go-to for years to come! Thanks!!!

  28. 28

    […] about time to bust out the slow cooker (aka crockpot). These turkey meatballs from Skinnytaste and honey dijon chicken from Picky Palate are definitely looking like ones to […]

  29. 29
    Kim B says:

    Great recipe!! So easy and yummy!!! Love it!! A new fave for me!! I’m a new fan of your site!!! I’m new to crockpot cooking and this was great!

  30. 30
    Kelly Mckinlay says:

    I’m in the uk and I keep seeing ranch dressing powder which being the uk we can’t get it here what is it and what can I substitute it with

  31. 31
    Mary says:

    HORRIBLE….. waste of ingredients

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