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Need a simple dinner solution for busy weeknights? With this quick & easy freezer meal you can have dinner on the table is less than 30 minutes in the oven. Also perfect for your crock pot or Instant pot!

Creamy Italian Chicken

This slow cooker friendly recipe uses pantry staples to create an amazing chicken dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Creamy Italian Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people


  • 1 16 oz bottle Italian salad dressing about 2 cups
  • 1 package Italian salad dressing mix
  • 2 8 oz packages cream cheese softened
  • 2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 3-4 pounds skinless boneless chicken breasts or thighs
  • shredded Parmesan cheese optional


  1. In large bowl, whisk together Italian dressing, dressing mix, cream cheese, and cream of chicken soup until smooth.
  2. Divide cream cheese mixture into 2 gallon-size freezer bags. (Be sure to label bags first!)
  3. Divide chicken into bags; press out air and freeze.
  4. Place contents into slow cooker; cook on low for 3-4 hours until chicken is cooked through.  Or, if preferred, thaw and bake in shallow dish at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and broil for several minutes until cheese is lightly browned and bubbly. Serve over pasta.

Recipe Notes

Can also be cooked in slow cooker for 3-4 hours.