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Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 10 mins
 

Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore, a fabulous chicken thigh stew with lots of nutritious vegetables. Packed with amazing flavours, and so comforting, this chicken cacciatore is a great family dinner no matter the season.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken thigh stew
Servings: 4 portions
Calories: 411 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
Ingredients
  • 4 chicken thighs (bone-in, skin-on)
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 yellow pepper
  • 1 cup closed-cup mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives
  • 2 cups tomato passata (or any simple tomato sauce)
  • 1 cup potatoes (cut into cubes)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock (broth)
  • 1 tsp Italian herbs
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 2 carrots
  • fresh parsley to garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat up the oil in a frying pan, then gently fry the chicken thighs until lightly brown.

  2. Add the thighs in the slow cooker, then peel and chop the onion, garlic, potatoes and carrots, and add the to the slow cooker too.

  3. If you use small mushrooms, you can add them whole, otherwise you can quarter or half them. Roughly cut the peppers, and add them as well.

  4. Add the chicken stock, tomato passata and herbs, and cook on high for 4 hours, low for 7-8 hours until the vegetables are tender.

  5. You can now add the olives, or you can choose to add them at any time during the cooking.

  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and garnish with fresh parsley.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Amount Per Serving
Calories 411 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 111mg37%
Sodium 457mg19%
Potassium 1305mg37%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 6385IU128%
Vitamin C 70.4mg85%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 5.4mg30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.