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Creamy Italian Chicken

We love this freezer-friendly meal.
Course Entree
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 2 meals of 4 servings each
Author Cindy Schultz


  • 3 to 4 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 2-8 oz packages of cream cheese softened
  • 1-16 oz bottle Italian salad dressing
  • 1 package Italian salad dressing mix
  • 2-1 gallon freezer bags
  • -8oz package shredded Parmesan cheese (optional


Preparing to Freeze

  1. In a large bowl whisk together the Italian dressing, cream cheese, soup and dressing mix until smooth.
  2. Label 2-1 gallon freezer bags with recipe name, additional ingredients needed, and how to prepare.
  3. Divide the sauce mixture into 2-1 gallon freezer bags.
  4. Divide the chicken into the bags, press out all the air and freeze.

Slow Cooker Method

  1. Place frozen contents of bag into a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on low 3-4 hours until chicken is cooked through.

Oven Cooking Method

  1. Thaw.
  2. Pour contents of bag into a shallow baking dish.
  3. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and broil for several minutes until cheese is lightly brown and bubbly.

Recipe Notes

This meal can be prepared in the oven or in the crockpot!
Serve over pasta and with bread sticks.