Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore with Linguine

Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore with Linguine

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

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

8:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
One 26-ounce jar of tomato pasta sauce can be substituted for the tomato paste, chicken broth and white wine.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 620
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 1110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 63g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 53g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.