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Chicken Cacciatore

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Chicken Cacciatore
Take Italian Night to The Next Level with Pillsbury's Garlic Bread Pull-Apart Kit
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 7 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
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Looking for a winner of a chicken dinner? Then check out this delicious slow-cooker chicken cacciatore, perfect for a weeknight, family-friendly Italian meal that tastes fancy but is easy to prep (like, 10 minutes easy).
Updated Dec 4, 2019

Ingredients

  • 1 package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken thighs (6 thighs)
  • 1 jar (26 oz) tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 cup white wine or Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 package (8 oz) fresh whole mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 box (16 oz) penne pasta
  • 1/3 cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, place chicken.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix pasta sauce, wine, tomato paste, sugar, dried basil, mushrooms and bell pepper; spoon over chicken.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 4
    About 15 minutes before serving, cook pasta as directed on package. Transfer chicken mixture to large serving bowl or deep platter. Serve with pasta. Garnish with cheese and fresh basil.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use a combination of thighs and drumsticks, if desired.
  • tip 2
    Chopped celery, carrots and green bell peppers can be added as well.
  • tip 3
    Swap penne pasta for your own favorite shape, such as rotini, ziti or rigatoni.

Nutrition Information

680 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 39g Protein, 96g Total Carbohydrate, 20g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
680
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
21%
Sodium
1120mg
47%
Potassium
1150mg
33%
Total Carbohydrate
96g
32%
Dietary Fiber
7g
30%
Sugars
20g
Protein
39g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
40%
40%
Exchanges:
4 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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