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Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 8 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
Take a break from chicken breasts, and create a pot-pleasing combo to serve over pasta.
Updated March 6, 2012

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken thighs, skin removed if desired
  • 4 chicken legs, skin removed if desired
  • 1 (15-oz.) can chunky Italian-style tomato sauce
  • 1 (4.5-oz.) jar whole mushrooms, drained
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Steps

  • 1
    In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients except water and flour; mix gently.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on low setting for 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3
    With slotted spoon, remove chicken and vegetables from slow cooker; place in serving bowl. Cover to keep warm.
  • 4
    In small bowl, combine water and flour; blend well. Stir into liquid in slow cooker. Increase heat to high setting; cover and cook an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Stir well; spoon mixture over chicken. If desired, serve with hot cooked pasta.

  • This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
690mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
8g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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