Slow-Cooker Chicken with Tomatoes and Artichokes

Add richness to chicken breasts by topping with Italian dressing, tomatoes and artichokes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 45 min
  • Servings 4

4
bone-in chicken breasts (2 1/2 lb)
3
tablespoons fat-free balsamic or Italian vinaigrette dressing
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
large onion, thinly sliced (1 cup)
1/4
cup sliced green olives
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
1
can (14 oz) quartered artichokes, drained
2
to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Remove skin and any fat from chicken. Brush chicken with dressing; place in cooker. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Top with remaining ingredients except parsley.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours 30 minutes.
  • 3 Skim off any fat from top of mixture in cooker. Serve chicken and tomato mixture in shallow bowls; sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

For an easy side dish, serve this chicken with your favorite instant rice pilaf blend.

Use a slotted spoon to remove this dish from the slow cooker if you’re serving it on plates rather than in shallow bowls.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
125mg
125%;
Sodium
1030mg
1030%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
50g
50%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 7 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.