Tuscan Zucchini Pasta with Parmesan

Cherry Blossom Kitchen | Tuscan Zucchini Pasta with Parmesan

It’s hot here in Texas, the ‘feels like’ temperature was 101 today, but, thanks to my slow cooker, the house is cool and Cherry Blossom Kitchen smells amazing! I usually only use a crock pot during the cooler months, but, what was I thinking? This is the perfect time…my oven is off and my kitchen is cool! Check out this low-carb, gluten free Tuscan Zucchini Pasta with Parmesan, one-pot meal!

Cherry Blossom Kitchen | Tuscan Zucchini Pasta with Parmesan

It couldn’t be any easier! Just combine the chicken breast pieces, Italian stewed tomatoes, red kidney beans, tomato sauce, water, mushrooms, bell pepper (I used an orange bell pepper), onion, celery, garlic and Italian seasoning in your slow cooker…

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Cook on low for 4 hours…Cherry Blossom Kitchen | Tuscan Zucchini Pasta with Parmesan prep 3

Take a minute to smell the amazingness!

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Add in the zucchini noodles…

Cherry Blossom Kitchen | Tuscan Zucchini Pasta with Parmesan prep

Cook on low for another 10 minutes to warm and soften the zucchini…

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Serve it with a sprinkle of Parmesan.

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Enjoy!!

Tuscan Zucchini Pasta with Parmesan
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Recipe type: Slow Cooker Entree
Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 cans (14 oz ea) Italian stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 4½ oz jar sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 medium bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • ½ cup celery, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning blend
  • 4 medium zucchini, spiralized or sliced with a julienne peeler
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients except zucchini noodles into a slow cooker.
  2. Cover; cook on low for 4 hours, until vegetables are tender.
  3. Add in zucchini noodles and cook on low for additional 10 minutes until zucchini is warmed through and softened.

Cherry Blossom Kitchen |Tuscan Zucchini Pasta Nutritional Facts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you’d like to spiralize your zucchini pasta like mine, check out the link below for the one I use:

Paderno World Cuisine Spiralizer

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4 comments on Tuscan Zucchini Pasta with Parmesan

  1. Stacie
    08/11/2015 at 10:18 pm (2 years ago)

    This would be a great recipe for my family. I’d make it meatless though because a few of us are vegetarians. Thanks so much! Stacie xo

    Reply
    • Cherry Blossom Kitchen
      Cherry Blossom Kitchen
      08/12/2015 at 6:49 am (2 years ago)

      It would be just as delicious as a meatless meal as well, just add more veggies. I hope you and your family enjoy it! Thanks, Stacie!!

      Reply
  2. Melissa @ The Fit Chocoholic
    08/12/2015 at 5:41 pm (2 years ago)

    This looks so delicious! I’ve only used my spiralizer a few times. Looks like I need to bust it out and give this recipe a try!

    Reply
    • Cherry Blossom Kitchen
      Cherry Blossom Kitchen
      08/12/2015 at 8:39 pm (2 years ago)

      Thanks Melissa!! Yes, you need to dust off your spiralizer and try it, you’ll love it!! 🙂

      Reply

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