Grab your slow cooker. It's everyone's favorite Italian dinner - chicken cacciatore.
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 12)
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant™ sliced mushrooms, drained
cans (6 oz each) Italian-style tomato paste
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
cup white wine, if desired
teaspoons dried basil leaves
dried bay leaf
oz uncooked linguine
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired
Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in cooker. Add mushrooms, tomato paste, broth, wine, basil, salt and bay leaf; gently stir to mix.
Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
About 15 minutes before serving, cook and drain linguine as directed on package. Remove chicken from slow cooker; cover to keep warm. Stir thyme into sauce in cooker. Increase heat setting to High. In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup sauce from cooker and the cornstarch until smooth; stir into remaining sauce in cooker.
Cover; cook 10 minutes longer, stirring frequently. Remove bay leaf before serving. Serve chicken and sauce over linguine. Sprinkle with cheese.
One 26-ounce jar of tomato pasta sauce can be substituted for the tomato paste, chicken broth and white wine.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
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- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
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% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.