Welcome home! As soon as you step in the door, you’ll be greeted by the warm and comforting aroma of Welcome-Home Chicken Tortellini. Juicy chicken, tender cheese tortellini, and veggies swim in a flavorful combination of marinara and Alfredo sauce, bringing all the cozy flavors of a homemade Italian meal to your table. It’s the perfect way to unwind after a long day and indulge in a hearty and satisfying dinner. So, come on in, take a seat, and savor every bite of Welcome-Home Chicken Tortellini. You’ll soon find that home is wherever this dish is!

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 (2.25-ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 (24-ounce) jar marinara sauce
  • 1 (15-ounce) jar Alfredo sauce
  • 2 (9-ounce) packages refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • parmesan, optional, to taste, grated
  • fresh basil, optional, to taste, torn into pieces

Directions

Step 1 –In a 5-quart slow cooker, add the chicken, the mushrooms, the onion, the red pepper, the green pepper, the olives, and the marinara sauce.

Step 2 –Cover the slow cooker and cook on low heat until the chicken is tender, about 6-8 hours.

Step 3 –Stir the Alfredo sauce and the tortellini into the chicken mixture.

Step 4 –Return the lid on the slow cooker and cook until the tortellini are tender, about 15-20 minutes.

Step 5 –Serve the tortellini mixture with the parmesan cheese and the basil.

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