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5 from 2 votes

Lazy Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Tenders

Italian chicken & broccoli is an easy one pot crockpot meal that has something for everyone. Classic Italian flavoring, diced tomatoes and tender broccoli make for a light but flavorful meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 15 mins
Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: Italian Inspired
Keyword: crockpot chicken and broccoli, Easy italian chicken dinner, slow cooker italian chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 174kcal



  • lbs chicken tenders This dish is also great with chicken thighs or breasts cut into strips
  • 29 oz diced tomatoes Italian flavored canned tomatoes are best
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 small green pepper diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • add all ingredients other than broccoli to slow cooker
    1½ lbs chicken tenders, 29 oz diced tomatoes, 1 small onion, 1 small green pepper, 1 tablespoon garlic, 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, salt and pepper
  • stir to combine, cover and cook for 3-5 hours on low.
  • add broccoli florets to slow cooker for last 45 minutes or so of cooking and stir to combine.
    2 cups broccoli florets
  • Salt and pepper to taste prior to serving


serving suggestion:  Serve over pasta, rice, or riced cauliflower and top with shredded parmesan cheese (optional)
see above for prep in advance instructions.  
*Calorie information includes recipe ingredients only, not pasta, rice or cauliflower, or parmesan cheese 


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 825mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 441IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 2mg