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Chicken Cacciatore in a Slow Cooker

Rated as 4.28 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a very simple meal to make. You just throw everything in the crock pot and let it cook during the day. I like to serve this over thin spaghetti (especially garlic and herb thin spaghetti when I can find it)."
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Ingredients

6 h 10 m servings 364
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 chicken breast halves)

Directions

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  1. Place chicken in a slow cooker; stir in spaghetti sauce, tomato paste, mushrooms, onion, bell pepper, garlic, oregano, basil, black pepper, and red pepper flakes. Cover.
  2. Cook on Low until chicken is tender, 6 to 8 hours.

Footnotes

  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 364 calories; 8.5 42 30.8 69 1200 Full nutrition

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Chicken Cacciatore in a Slow Cooker Haiku: "Well, this was easy! Mine was done in 5 hours, smaller chicken breast?" My chicken ended up falling apart when I jabbed it at the 5 hr. mark, and my C...

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2 problems with this kind of recipe. 1-Chicken breast has little fat and doesn't get tender like pork over long cooking times. Change out to boneless skinless thighs to solve this problem. And...

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Chicken Cacciatore in a Slow Cooker Haiku: "Well, this was easy! Mine was done in 5 hours, smaller chicken breast?" My chicken ended up falling apart when I jabbed it at the 5 hr. mark, and my C...

Okay, we kept the ingredients (mostly) the same, but changed things up a little on this recipe, for personal preference. Salt and peppered the chicken, dusted in flour, and browned in olive oil...

Instead of spaghetti sauce I used a 28 oz can of San Marzano plum tomatoes with basil and crushed them. I added a small can of tomato sauce after reading the reviews. I also salted the chicken b...

Really awesome! Made a few adjustments. Sorry! No green peppers and no tomato paste on hand. Added red wine, Italian seasong, Classico tomato basil sauce, frozen mushrooms. 2 large frozen chicke...

2 problems with this kind of recipe. 1-Chicken breast has little fat and doesn't get tender like pork over long cooking times. Change out to boneless skinless thighs to solve this problem. And...

Being an inexperienced cook this is the kind of recipe I love (slow cooker). We are empty nesters so the recipe was more than we could eat in one meal (I should have used the portion control but...

My family loved this! The chicken was so tender and juice it was incredible. Not everybody in my family likes mushrooms so I held them out and sauted them in butter and red wine.

I added fresh basil. I didn't find it bland at all. My only complaint would be the chicken was a touch dry. I would reduce the cooking time to avoid this problem.

This came out OK, but I stopped it at 4 hours. (I usually cook chicken breasts no longer than 4-5 hours on low.) I used my homemade spaghetti sauce, which made for a nice flavor. However, the c...