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Cacciatore-Style Chicken

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 25 mins Cook 6 hrs to 7 hrs  (low) or 3 to 3-1/2 hours (high)
Cacciatore-Style Chicken
Ingredients
  • 2  cups  sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1  cup  sliced celery
  • 1  cup  chopped carrot
  • 2  medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 1  yellow, green, or red sweet pepper, cut into strips
  • 4  cloves garlic, minced
  • 12  chicken drumsticks, skinned (about 3-1/2 pounds total)
  • 1/2  cup  chicken broth
  • 1/4  cup  dry white wine
  • 2  tablespoons  quick-cooking tapioca
  • 2  bay leaves
  • 1  teaspoon  dried oregano, crushed
  • 1  teaspoon  sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/3  cup  tomato paste
  •  Hot cooked pasta or rice
  •  Shredded basil (optional)
Directions

1. In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine mushrooms, celery, carrot, onions, sweet pepper, and garlic. Place chicken drumsticks on vegetables. Add broth, wine, tapioca, bay leaves, oregano, sugar, salt, and pepper.

2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours.

3. Remove chicken and keep warm. Discard bay leaves. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in undrained tomatoes and tomato paste. Cover and cook for 15 minutes more. To serve, spoon vegetable mixture over chicken and pasta. If desired, garnish with basil. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Cacciatore-Style Chicken)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 345,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 81,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 37,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 32,
  • sodium (mg) 606,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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