Recipes and Cooking Italian Braised Chicken with Fennel and Cannellini 4.2 (27) 2 Reviews Oregano, rosemary, and garlic infuse each bite of this slow cooker chicken dinner with Italian flavors. 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 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Scott Little Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 5 hrs Total Time: 5 hrs 30 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 - 2 pound chicken drumsticks and/or thighs, skin removed ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 15 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 bulb fennel, cored and cut into thin wedges 1 medium yellow sweet pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon snipped fresh rosemary 1 teaspoon snipped fresh oregano ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes ½ cup dry white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth ¼ cup tomato paste ¼ cup shaved Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley Directions Sprinkle chicken pieces with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper. Place chicken in a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Top with cannellini beans, fennel, sweet pepper, onion, garlic, rosemary, oregano, and crushed red pepper. In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, white wine, tomato paste, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt; pour over mixture in cooker. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Sprinkle each serving with Parmesan cheese and parsley. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 225 Calories 4g Fat 23g Carbs 25g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 225 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 68mg 23% Sodium 777mg 34% Total Carbohydrate 23g 8% Total Sugars 5g Protein 25g Vitamin C 0.7mg 4% Calcium 121.2mg 9% Iron 2.9mg 16% Potassium 777mg 17% Folate, total 32.3mcg 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.