Thursday, February 11, 2010

comfort food

during this time of insane snow and frigid temperatures the thing i crave most is comfort food. things that are creamy and carb loaded. warm, nourishing, delicious, and most likely not too good for you. (ie the brownies and lemon bars we had last night). however with a few easy substitutions this dish fits my requirements for healthy and comforting.

Amy's Creamy Crockpot Italian Chicken

1 8oz package Cream Cheese (softened) (i use lowfat)

1 Can Cream of Chicken Soup (i use the healthy request lowfat/lowsodium)

1 coup can of water

1 packet of Good Seasons Italian Dressing mix

4 or 5 boneless/skinless chicken breasts

Mix all the above ingredients except chicken in a crockpot. Add chicken and cover with mixture. Cook on low for approx 6 hours or until chicken is cooked through. Once chicken is cooked, shred and let simmer on the low setting for a little bit to absorb all the yummy juicy goodness. Serve over rice, noodles, or pasta.


We are big fans of this meal at our house. It is yummy and easy, and it makes a lot of food. We especially love how well it reheats for leftovers the next day. We have had it over egg noodles, rice, and pasta. My personal favorite is over angel hair pasta, but it is a really versatile dish. I personally love it because it tastes super creamy and warms me through and through :)


  1. That's funny--I totally have this recipe too, from a girl in my BYU married student ward! Must be a Mormon standby...

  2. Printed that right away!
    It's on this week's menu now.