With flavor like this, you will come back to this easy Slow Cooker Tuscan Garlic Chicken With Sun-Dried Tomatoes time and time again! This recipe takes just 10 minutes to prepare, and then you let your slow cooker do the rest of the work. Once it’s out of the slow cooker, you’ll be able to sink your teeth into tender chicken seasoned perfectly with garlic, parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, and more. Enjoy this Slow Cooker Tuscan Garlic Chicken With Sun-Dried Tomatoes as-is, or serve over rice or pasta for a satisfying meal!

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 6–8 chicken thighs, bone-in and skins removed
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red chili pepper flakes, optional
  • sea salt, to taste
  • fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 cups spinach, chopped, packed


Step 1 –Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

Step 2 –Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Step 3 –Add the cream and the chicken broth.

Step 4 –Set the heat to low and bring the sauce mixture to a simmer until the sauce thickens, about 10 minutes.

Step 5 –Place the chicken thighs at the bottom of your slow cooker.

Step 6 –Season the chicken thighs with the Italian seasoning, the crushed red chili pepper flakes, the sea salt, and the black pepper.

Step 7 –Top the seasoned chicken thighs with the sun-dried tomatoes.

Step 8 –When the sauce is thickened, lower the heat and whisk in the parmesan cheese, a little at a time, until smooth.

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Step 9 –Pour the sauce over the chicken thighs in the slow cooker.

Step 10 –Cover the slow cooker and cook for 3-4 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low.

Step 11 –When the cooking time is over, gently remove the chicken from the slow cooker and set it aside.

Step 12 –Turn the slow cooker on high.

Step 13 –Add the chopped spinach to the slow cooker and stir until the spinach wilts, about 3 minutes.

Step 14 –Return the chicken to the slow cooker, and spoon the liquid, the spinach, and the sun-dried tomatoes on top.

Step 15 –Serve!