Classic Chicken Cacciatore

5
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
2 hr 40 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
2 hr 30 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
The little bit of red wine in this dish makes a difference flavor-wise. But if you’ve got an open bottle of dry white hanging around, feel free to use that instead.

Ingredients

Canned crushed tomatoes

1 cup(s)

Red wine

2 fl oz, 1/4 cup

Canned unsalted tomato paste

1 tbsp(s)

Fresh garlic scapes

1 medium, minced

Dried oregano

½ tsp(s)

Kosher salt

½ tsp(s)

Black pepper

tsp(s)

Uncooked boneless skinless chicken thigh(s)

10 oz, bone-in

Fresh mushroom(s)

1 cup(s), thickly sliced

Sweet red pepper(s)

1 small, thinly sliced

Uncooked sweet onions

1 small, chopped

Canned or bottled pickled green olive(s)

8 item(s), quartered

Fresh parsley

1 tbsp(s), coarsely chopped, flat leaf

Instructions

  1. In a 2-qt slow cooker, stir together tomatoes, wine, tomato paste, garlic, oregano, salt, and black pepper. Add chicken, mushrooms, bell pepper, and onion, stirring to combine. Cover and cook until chicken is fork-tender, 21/2 to 3 hours on High or 5 to 6 hours on Low. Serve sprinkled with olives, parsley, and lemon zest.
  2. Per serving: 1 chicken thigh and about 1 cup vegetables with sauce

Notes

Serving idea: Put some greens on your plate with a side of steamed broccoli rabe or Brussels sprouts.