Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore with Linguine

Grab your slow cooker. It's everyone's favorite Italian dinner - chicken cacciatore.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 12)
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant™ sliced mushrooms, drained
2
cans (6 oz each) Italian-style tomato paste
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup white wine, if desired
1 1/2
teaspoons dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
dried bay leaf
12
oz uncooked linguine
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
tablespoon cornstarch
Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired

  • 1 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.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 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.
  • 4 Cover; cook 10 minutes longer, stirring frequently. Remove bay leaf before serving. Serve chicken and sauce over linguine. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

One 26-ounce jar of tomato pasta sauce can be substituted for the tomato paste, chicken broth and white wine.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
620
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
1110mg
1110%;
Total Carbohydrate
63g
63%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
53g
53%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
40%;
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;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.