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Creamy Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Creamy Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Creamy Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

Just because you're roughing, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy a delicious, satisfying meal—and one of the best camping crockpot meals is creamy garlic chicken and veggies. All you need is a crockpot and some basic ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your kitchen. Simply throw everything in the pot in the morning and let it cook all day while you enjoy the great outdoors. When it's time for dinner, you'll have a hot, flavorful meal with minimal effort. 

Don't like garlic? Leave it out. Prefer a different type of vegetable? Swap it in. You can tailor this meal to your taste buds, making it enjoyable for everyone in your group. The chicken comes out tender and juicy in a crockpot, while the vegetables are perfectly cooked. The creamy sauce ties everything together, making each bite even more delicious than the last. 


  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 6 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup Chicken broth, reduced sodium
  • 3/4 cup Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 large Boneless skinless chicken breast (6 oz each)
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Sun-dried tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2 cup Spinach (chopped, packed)


  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and saute for about a minute, until fragrant.

  2. Add the cream and chicken broth. Bring to a gentle simmer, then set heat to low and simmer for about 10 minutes. The sauce will still be thin, but thicken enough to coat the back of a spoon.

  3. Meanwhile, place the chicken at the bottom of a slow cooker. Season lightly with Italian seasoning, sea salt, and black pepper. Top with sun-dried tomatoes.

  4. When the sauce is ready, keep it at low heat, but not simmering. Whisk in the Parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup at a time, until smooth. Adjust salt to taste if desired.

  5. Pour the sauce evenly over the chicken in the slow cooker. Try to get as much sauce as possible on top of the chicken and less on the bottom.

  6. Cook for 3-4 hours on High or 6-8 hours on Low.

  7. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and set aside. The sauce in the slow cooker will be thin due to liquid released by the chicken, but the top of the chicken will have a layer of sauce that sticks to it.

  8. Turn the slow cooker on High, if it isn't already. Add the chopped spinach and stir for a few minutes, until the spinach wilts.

  9. Return the chicken to the slow cooker, and spoon the liquid, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes on top, or just pour them over the chicken to serve.

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 560Total Fat 35gSaturated Fat 18gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 13gCholesterol 185mgSodium 706mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 4gSugar 5gProtein 49g
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Written by Jill Wheeler

Hi there! I’m Jill, a full-time travel blogger and passionate adventurer. I left the 9-to-5 grind to embrace the nomadic travel lifestyle and have never looked back. I love immersing myself in diverse cultures, and through my stories, photos, and tips, I hope to inspire others to embark on their own adventures. When I’m not exploring the world, you’ll find me skiing, mountain biking, or tasting the culture of breathtaking locations.

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