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Chicken Cacciatore

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 hours (high)

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Serve this Italian dish over fettuccine noodles for a well-rounded dinner.


  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2-4 pounds meaty chicken pieces (breast halves, thighs, and drumsticks), skinned
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups thinly sliced fresh cremini and/or button mushrooms
  • 1 14 1/2 - ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped green sweet pepper (1 large)
  • 1 cup chopped onion (1 large)
  • 1 cup chopped carrots (2 medium)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves


  1. Place flour in a plastic bag. Add chicken pieces, a few at a time, shaking to coat. In an extra-large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, half at a time if necessary, in hot oil about 12 minutes or until browned, turning occasionally. Transfer chicken to a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Add mushrooms to skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Transfer mushrooms to cooker. Add drained tomatoes, sweet pepper, onion, carrots, wine, salt, and pepper to mixture in cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Before serving, stir in basil, parsley, and thyme.


  • For Easy Cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken Cacciatore)

Servings Per Recipe 6, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 6, Fat, total (g) 8, vit. C (mg) 32, chol. (mg) 110, vit. A (IU) 3839, sat. fat (g) 2, Monounsaturated fat (g) 4, pro. (g) 38, carb. (g) 16, sodium (mg) 445, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, cal. (kcal) 310

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