Chicken Cacciatore (Slow Cooker)

Chicken Cacciatore (Slow Cooker)

Serves 4 to 6

4 boneless skinless chicken breast “fillets” (halved – lengthwise)
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1½ teaspoons garlic powder (or 3 fresh cloves “diced”)
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1½ cups “sliced” mushrooms
1 cup finely “diced” onions
1 seeded green bell pepper (washed and “sliced”)
1 can (14½ oz.) of “diced” tomatoes
1 jar (25½ oz.) pasta sauce (tomato garlic or basil tomato)

Place chicken in the slow cooker. Pour in the pasta sauce and then tomatoes. Add all the dry ingredients. Now, add the mushrooms, onions, and fresh garlic (or garlic powder). Lastly, top the cooker with the bell pepper.

Allow the chicken to cook on low until the chicken is tender (approximately 7 to 8 hours). Alternatively, cook on high (approximately 4 to 5 hours).

This dish is best served with steamed rice of your choice (Jasmin or white are my

Diva Tips:

• Substituting French green beans (Haricot Vert) for the bell pepper works well, too. Simply remove the ends and halve the beans.
• If you prefer, substitute 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs.

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