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Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

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Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Cook 6 hrs to 7 hrs (low) or 3 to 3-1/2 hrs. (high), plus 15 min. (high) Slow Cooker: 5 to 6 qt.

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Serve this Italian mushroom-laden classic with plenty of pasta to sop up all the chunky tomato sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 2 medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 1 green, yellow, or red sweet pepper, cut into strips
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 chicken drumsticks, skinned (about 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 14 1/2 - ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • Hot cooked pasta or rice

Directions

  1. Combine mushrooms, celery, carrot, onions, sweet pepper, and garlic in a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker. Place chicken on vegetables. Combine broth, wine, tapioca, sugar, oregano, bay leaves, salt, and pepper; pour over chicken.
  2. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours.
  3. Remove chicken; cover to keep warm. Remove and discard bay leaves. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in undrained tomatoes and the tomato paste. Cover and cook for 15 minutes more. Serve vegetable mixture over chicken and cooked pasta.

Nutrition Facts

(Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore)

Servings Per Recipe 6, fiber (g) 2, calcium (mg) 50, sodium (mg) 291, vit. C (mg) 22, iron (mg) 2, carb. (g) 13, pro. (g) 25, chol. (mg) 69, Fat, total (g) 6, sat. fat (g) 2, cal. (kcal) 214, vit. A (IU) 0

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