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Slow-Cooker Herbed Chicken and Vegetables

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Slow-Cooker Herbed Chicken and Vegetables
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 7 hr 0 min
  • Servings 6
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Progresso® broth provides a wonderful addition to this slow cooked chicken and vegetable dish - perfect for dinner.
Updated Feb 14, 2014

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
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 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

250 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 30g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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