Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables

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Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 176.8
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 70.2 mg
  • Sodium: 129.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 26.8 g

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Introduction

In the morning, throw all the ingredients for this simple recipe in the slow cooker. A hearty and healthy dinner will be waiting for you when you get home! In the morning, throw all the ingredients for this simple recipe in the slow cooker. A hearty and healthy dinner will be waiting for you when you get home!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken
    breasts
    4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
    4 tomatoes, chopped or one 14.5-ounce can low-sodium tomatoes, drained
    4 medium ribs celery, diced (1 cup)
    2 small zucchini, diced (2 cups)
    1 bell pepper, cored, seeded, and diced
    One 18-ounce jar low-sodium marinara
    sauce
    1 tsp dried basil
    1 tsp dried thyme

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Directions

1. Place the chicken in the slow cooker; add the
garlic, tomatoes, celery, zucchini, and pepper.
Pour the marinara sauce over all, and sprinkle
the basil and thyme on top.
2. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 6
to 7 hours. Before serving, shred the chicken
with a fork.

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  • Incredible!
    98 of 99 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was easy to make which is a must for me. I served it over whole wheat pasta and it was DELICIOUS! I didn't use celery b/c I didn't have it. I also used a can of diced tomatoes with chiles and it gave it spice :) I think I will add mushrooms next time. I will definitely make it again - 12/27/09

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  • Very Good
    74 of 75 people found this review helpful
    will use it next time over spaghetti squash for more veggies. - 1/19/10

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  • Very Good
    57 of 64 people found this review helpful
    I added onion, shallots, chicken broth, a can of chickpeas and extra herbs and spices and it turned out like a great tomato chicken stew. - 3/28/10

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  • Incredible!
    54 of 55 people found this review helpful
    This was really good..whole family enjoyed it. My wife and I used frozen chicken breasts and we were kinda surprised at the low calories at 164 per serving...this true? No matter...it's a healthy meal that tastes great. We did *not* add anything to the menu such as pasta... - 3/17/10

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  • Bad
    45 of 107 people found this review helpful
    Not worth the slow cooking - all veggies can be placed in a pan along with the chicken and it all can be ready in 30 minutes... then add less marinara and let simmer another 10 minutes and that's all, no need to wait for 365 minutes...

    The celery has a strong taste - one cup of it is too much. - 7/21/10

    Reply from CHEF_MEG (1/28/13)
    Yes, in the oven is great too! If I make in the oven I reduce the celery by 1/4 cup. Some members just have to have their crock pot recipes. Chef Meg


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