Recipes and Cooking French Chicken Stew 3.9 (85) 2 Reviews Layer this chicken and vegetable stew recipe in your slow cooker and let the delectable aroma greet you when you arrive home to a ready-made meal. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 1, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 30 mins Slow Cook Time: 6 hrs Total Time: 6 hrs 30 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 cup sliced button and/or stemmed shiitake mushrooms 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained 2 medium carrots, thinly diagonally sliced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium red potato, cut into 1-inch pieces ½ cup fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces ½ cup pitted ripe olives, halved 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth ½ cup dry white wine or chicken broth 2 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca 1 teaspoon herbes de Provence or dried Italian seasoning, crushed ¾ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed ¼ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (1-3/4 to 2 pounds total) ½ teaspoon seasoned salt 1 14 ounce jar tomato pasta sauce or one 16-ounce jar Alfredo pasta sauce French bread (optional) Directions In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker combine mushrooms, tomatoes, carrots, onion, potato, green beans, olives, broth, wine, tapioca, herbs de Provence, thyme, and pepper. Place chicken on top; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours. Stir in pasta sauce. If desired, serve with French bread. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 219 Calories 5g Fat 17g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 219 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 83mg 28% Sodium 629mg 27% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Total Sugars 6g Protein 23g Vitamin C 15.4mg 77% Calcium 90.9mg 7% Iron 2.5mg 14% Potassium 528mg 11% Folate, total 28.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.5mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.