Chicken "Alla Contadina" in a Slow Cooker

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 197.2
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 72.6 mg
  • Sodium: 397.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 27.7 g

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A slow cooker recipe for peasant-style chicken from the site. A slow cooker recipe for peasant-style chicken from the site.
Number of Servings: 4


    1/2 small onion, sliced thin
    1/2 red bell pepper, sliced thin
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 tsp dried rosemary
    1/4 tsp dried oregano
    1 Italian sausage turkey link [4 oz.], casing removed
    4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts [4 oz. each]
    1/8 coarsely ground pepper
    2 oz dessert wine
    3/4 Tbs cornstarch
    1 Tbs water
    1/8 cup chopped parsley


Makes 4 servings

Combine onion, bell pepper, garlic, rosemary, and oregano in the slow cooker. Crumble the sausage over the onion mixture.

Rinse the chicken breasts and pat dry. Arrange in a single layer over the sausage. and sprinkle with pepper.

Pour the dessert wine over the chicken.

Cover and cook on low for 5 to 7 hours.

Transfer the chicken to a warm plate and cover to keep warm.

In a small bowl, stir together the cornstarch and cold water. Stir into the liquid in the slw cooker. Increase the heat to High, and cover. Cook about 10 minutes, stirring 2 to 3 times, until the sauce is thickened. Spoon sauce over chicken and sprinkle with parsley.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user J.MARCHESANI.

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