Slow-Cooker Rustic Italian Chicken (Cooking for Two)

Cook for two! It's easy with our scaled-down recipes like this savory chicken dish.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 4 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/2
cup carrots, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/4
cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups crushed tomatoes, undrained
1 1/4
cups uncooked penne pasta
Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired
Chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired
  • 1 Spray 1 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker. Top with remaining ingredients except pasta, cheese and parsley.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours. About 30 minutes before chicken is done, cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 3 Serve chicken with pasta. Garnish with cheese and parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    570
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    510mg
    510%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    72g
    72%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    42g
    42%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    120%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    40%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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