Italian Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Breasts

Italian Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Breasts

Delicious sun-dried tomato chicken breasts – perfect for Italian cuisine made in slow cooker

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

8:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1
package (3 ounces) sun-dried tomatoes (not oil-packed), cut into julienne strips (about 1 cup)
4
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound)
1/3
cup coarsely chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
1
package (8 ounces) sliced mushrooms (3 cups)
1
can (2 1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, rinsed and drained
  1. Place all ingredients in 2- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 9 hours or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Betty's Success Tip
The best way to cut sun-dried tomato halves into julienne strips is to use a kitchen scissors. You purchased bulk sun-dried tomatoes? You will need about 30 tomato halves for a cup of julienne strips.
Polenta, an Italian cornmeal favorite, is the perfect mate for this flavorful chicken dish. Either make your favorite polenta recipe, or purchase the polenta found in your supermarket's refrigerated-foods section of the produce area. Sauté thick slices of polenta in olive oil until golden brown on both sides. hot, whole green beans.
Finishing Touch
To make this a real Italian treat, sprinkle with shredded Parmesan cheese and about 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts. To toast the nuts, cook them in a heavy skillet over medium-low heat about 5 minutes, stirring frequently until they begin to brown. Then stir them constantly until they are golden brown and you can smell that wonderful nutty aroma.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving )
  • Calories 225
    • (Calories from Fat 55),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 650mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.