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Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

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This easy healthy slow cooker chicken cacciatore is a tasty crockpot recipe with fantastic Italian flavors and just 10 minutes of hands-on time.

Ingredients

  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts OR chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup capers
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 8 ounces thin spaghetti noodles
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups packed fresh baby spinach
  • 12 ounces tomato paste (one 12-ounce can OR two 6-ounce cans)
  • optional: grated parmesan cheese and fresh thyme for topping
  • Instructions

  • Lightly grease slow cooker. Add water to the slow cooker, then whisk in flour. 
  • Arrange chicken in the slow cooker in a single layer, then top with tomatoes, mushrooms, olives, capers, capers, garlic, salt and pepper, Italian seasoning, and chicken broth. Cover and cook for 6-7 hours on low OR 3-4 hours on high.
  • Uncover slow cooker, add spaghetti noodles, spinach, and tomato paste, stir to combine. Cover and cook another 15-20 minutes. Stir again and serve topped with cracked black pepper, fresh thyme, and grated parmesan cheese if desired.
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