Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken and Vegetables

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

3 or 8 hours cooking time; 20 minutes active

Servings: 

6-8

Simplify dinner with this easy, flavorful one-pot dish.

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
  • 1 lb. sweet potato, 3 cups 1-inch cubes
  • 1 lb. baby carrots
  • 8 oz. green beans, 3 cups
  • 1/4 cup tamari soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock or water
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Preparation

  1. Place the chicken in a 4-quart slow cooker, and cover with sweet potatoes, carrots and green beans. In a cup, stir the tamari, tomato paste, chicken stock, garlic and dried basil and pour over the contents of the slow cooker. Stir to coat.
  2. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 3–4 hours. Uncover the pot and serve the chicken and vegetables in their broth, sprinkled with fresh parsley.

Serving Suggestion

Make this dish the center of the perfect warm meal for a cool fall evening: add a mixed green salad, a side of roasted turnips and a loaf of crusty bread.

Nutritional Information

450 calories, 11 g. fat, 105 mg. cholesterol, 630 mg. sodium, 26 g. carbohydrate, 5 g. fiber, 34 g. protein