Slow-Cooker Greek Chicken Stew

Bold flavors like cinnamon and lemon peel, turn slow-cooked chicken into a robust stew. Serve with Pillsbury® artisan dinner rolls.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 9 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
cups baby-cut carrots, halved lengthwise if large
1
bag (1 lb) frozen small whole onions
6
bone-in chicken thighs (from two 1.5-lb packages), skin removed
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (14 1/2 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/3
cup tomato paste
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
cup chopped parsley
  • 1 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place carrots and onions in slow cooker. Top with chicken thighs. Sprinkle with cinnamon, salt, pepper and garlic; top with tomatoes. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours or until vegetables are tender and chicken pulls apart easily with a fork.
  • 2 Remove chicken with slotted spoon; cover to keep warm. Stir tomato paste, lemon peel and oregano into liquid in slow cooker. Cover; cook about 15 minutes longer or until thickened and hot. Meanwhile, remove chicken from bones. Stir chicken into mixture in slow cooker, breaking up larger pieces.
  • 3 To serve, spoon stew in shallow bowls, and top with parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    200
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    580mg
    580%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    150%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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