'DIVINE' chicken carbonara slow cooker recipe that mums are raving about.

'Everybody loved it!'

Editor / April 14 2020

Posted on the cult Slow Cooker Recipe and Tips Facebook page is the easiest carbonara slow cooker we have ever seen. There is no pre-cooking of ingredients, just pop all in raw.

The ultimate set and forget dinner which the whole family will love and come back for seconds!


  • 1.5kg chicken thighs diced
  • 300g bacon diced
  • 400g mushrooms sliced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 tablespoons of crushed garlic
  • 3 cans cream of chicken condensed soup
  • 600ml thickened cream
  • 2 chicken stock cubes
  • 750g pack of penne pasta




Add chicken, onion, bacon, mushrooms, stock cube into 6L slow cooker.

Pour over soups.

Add cream

Stir together

Cook on low for 4 hours.

Put pasta (uncooked) in slow cooker.

Gently combine.

Cook on high for a further 1.5 hours in slow cooker and serve.



Fans on the Slow Cooker Recipe and Tips page have gone nuts for the recipe.

 One commenting: “This looks so yummy 😋😋😋

Said another: “yummy lockdown dinner 😋

Added a third: omg that looks so yum I’m so doing that tonight 🤤

Michelle Connolly has worked as a photo director, social media manager and photo editor at some of Australia's biggest media companies, including New Idea. She is now editor of Practical Parenting and loving mum-of-two.

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