Savory Chicken and Vegetables

Come home to a savory chicken and vegetable dinner – a flavorful meal!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 10 hr 50 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

8
boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 pounds)
2
cups chicken broth
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
8
ounces pearl onions
6
slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
Bouquet Garni (see note)
1
bag (1 pound) baby-cut carrots
1
pound small whole button mushrooms
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons cold water

  • 1 Place chicken in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients except mushrooms, flour and water.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Skim any fat from surface. Remove Bouquet Garni. Stir in mushrooms. Mix flour and cold water; stir into chicken mixture. Increase heat setting to high. Cover and cook about 30 minutes or until thickened.

Expert Tips

To make Bouquet Garni: Tie 4 springs parsley, 2 dried bay leaves and 1 teaspon dried thyme leaves in cheesecloth bag or place in tea ball.

Set up a fondue for dessert! Get out the chocolate chips and melt them in the fondue pot or microwave. Let everyone have their own custard cup of melted chocolate with lots of dunkers such as fresh fruit, pieces of cupcakes or cut-up angel food cake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
710mg
710%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
210%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.