Slow-Cooker Herbed Chicken and Vegetables

Progresso® broth provides a wonderful addition to this slow cooked chicken and vegetable dish - perfect for dinner.

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 0 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
teaspoons vegetable oil
6
chicken drumsticks
6
chicken thighs
Salt and pepper
1/2
cup pearl onions, peeled
1/4
teaspoon salt
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
2
dried bay leaves
1
lb carrots, sliced diagonally
1
lb fresh baby portabella mushrooms, sliced
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons cold water
1/4
cup fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley leaves
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat 4 teaspoons of the oil over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper; add to skillet. Cook about 10 minutes, turning once, until browned. Remove from skillet; keep warm. In skillet, heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat. Add onions and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook 10 minutes. Add garlic; cook 15 seconds. Stir in broth. Cook until reduced by half.
  • 2 Spray 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Pour onion mixture into slow cooker. Stir in thyme, bay leaves and carrots. Top with chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours. Stir in mushrooms. Cover; cook 20 to 30 minutes longer. Remove chicken and vegetables from slow cooker. Discard bay leaves. Increase heat setting to High. Mix cornstarch and water; add to slow cooker, stirring with whisk. Cook and stir 2 minutes, until thickened. Stir in parsley and lemon juice. Serve chicken, vegetables and sauce over mashed potatoes, if desired.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.