Cook:7 hrs to 8 hrs (low) or 3-1/2 to 4 hours (high)
Fennel and Pear Chicken Thighs
In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine sliced fennel, mushrooms, and dried pears. Sprinkle with tapioca. Add chicken thighs; sprinkle with salt, thyme, and pepper. Pour pear nectar over mixture in cooker.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.
Serve chicken mixture with hot cooked couscous. If desired, garnish with fennel tops. Makes 6 servings.