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Slow Cooker Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Slow Cooker Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pasta

The most decadent, amazing and delicious meal to ever come out of your slow cooker! This Slow Cooker Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pasta continues to get rave reviews! See why for yourself!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 648kcal


  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup buffalo wing sauce (¼ cup now, ¼ cup later)
  • 1 tablespoon ranch dressing mix ( packet kind)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon celery salt
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch + 1 tablespoon water
  • 16 ounces linguine noodles
  • Chopped cilantro for garnish optional


  • Place chicken, broth, ¼ cup buffalo sauce, and seasonings in crock
  • Top with cream cheese and shredded cheese
  • Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8
  • When chicken is fully cooked remove to separate bowl and shred with two forks
  • Add remaining ¼ cup buffalo sauce to chicken and toss to coat
  • Set aside chicken
  • Whisk together corn starch and water and add to crock
  • Use a whisk and stir until cheese and cream cheese (which were added in step 2 and should now be soft and melted) are all combined and smooth
  • Break noodles in half and place in crock
  • Top with chicken and cover
  • Turn crock on high for 30-60 minutes until noodles are fully cooked, stir 3-4 times during cooking
  • If noodles are not done you can add extra broth or water ¼ cup at a time
  • Garnish with cilantro if desired and serve immediately


I made this in my 5 quart crock. It wasn't full but it gave me plenty of room to stir.


Calories: 648kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 133mg | Sodium: 1319mg | Potassium: 789mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 765IU | Vitamin C: 16.3mg | Calcium: 199mg | Iron: 2mg