This is a classic Italian stew. Serve it plain or over whole-wheat penne (to add another WW's power food to the meal). For a spicier flavor, add a pinch of crushed red pepper fakes at the start of cooking. I did both the penne and the extra spice!
Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
1 cup fresh, frozen or canned mushrooms, sliced
1 cup fresh or frozen sliced green peppers
1 cup fresh or frozen onions, chopped
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1 Tbsp canned tomato paste
14 1/2 oz can crushed tomatoes, fire-roasted
1/4 cup dry red wine
3/4 tsp dried oregano, crushed
3/4 tsp salt, divided
1/4 tsp black pepper
- Place chicken in a 3- to 5-quart slow cooker. Add mushrooms, green pepper, onion, garlic, tomato paste, tomatoes and juice, wine, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and black pepper.
- Cover slow cooker; cook on high heat for 5 to 6 hours or on low heat for 6 to 8 hours. Taste just before serving and add remaining 1/4 teaspoon of salt if necessary. Yields about 1 cup per serving.
Serves 4 PointsPlus 5