Chicken Cacciatore in a Slow Cooker


This chicken cacciatore crockpot recipe is very simple to make. You just throw everything in the slow cooker 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.

Close up on a bowl of chicken cacciatore cooked in a slow cooker.
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 10 mins
4 chicken breast halves


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce (such as Classico® Cabernet Marinara with Herbs)

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 4 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms

  • ½ yellow onion, minced

  • ½ green bell pepper, seeded and diced

  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (Optional)


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    All ingredients gathered to make chicken cacciatore in a slow cooker.

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  2. Place chicken in a slow cooker.

    Chicken placed in a slow cooker.

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  3. Stir in spaghetti sauce, tomato paste, mushrooms, onion, bell pepper, garlic, oregano, basil, black pepper, and red pepper flakes.

    Rest of ingredients placed in slow cooker.

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    All ingredients mixed together in the slow cooker.

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  4. Cover and cook on Low until chicken is tender, 6 to 8 hours.

    Chicken cacciatore cooked until chicken is tender.

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You can substitute fresh mushrooms with canned, sliced mushrooms.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

364 Calories
9g Fat
42g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 364
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 1200mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 30mg 152%
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 1448mg 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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