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My Kid Approved Crockpot Recipe!

My Kid Approved Crockpot Recipe!

Im going to be honest, my crockpot and I are best friends. I am all for anything that saves me time and making my life easier when it comes to making dinner. I have finally learned after 2 years of having kids that crockpot meals are a lifesaver! 

There is no mess, it cooks perfectly and it's done on time, every-time! HELLO! Thats what I am talking about. 

My two year old has turned into the pickiest eater. He refuses to eat any kind of vegetables and thrives off chocolate milk and turkey bacon. I know, what a (horrible) diet. One meal he actually loves is pasta! Alfredo pasta to be exact. 

One day, I thought I would try and out smart him by adding ham and peas into. It totally worked, he absolutely loved it!

Heres the recipe below. 

Alfredo & Ham Penne - Crockpot Recipe 

2 1/2 to 3 hours on low

  • 2 15 oz Jars of Alfredo sauce ( I really like Bertoli brand)
  • 1 box of penne pasta noodles
  • 1 Tablespoons of minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 16 oz penne pasta
  • 3 cups of Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup of diced ham 

Cook and drain the penne the pasta. Add the pasta to your crockpot. 

STEP 2- ADD YOUR REMAINING INGREDIENTS

Next, pour in the jars of Alfredo sauce, ham, mozzarella, parmesan, garlic, salt and pepper.

STEP 3- STIR 

Give it a good stir mixing all the ingredients together. Set it on low and let the crockpot do the rest. Serve it with a side salad or, for an all-in-one dish, you can add peas directly to the pasta before serving.