Crock Pot Italian Chicken with Tomatoes

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 7 h 4
Crock Pot Italian Chicken with Tomatoes
Health Rating

Ingredients


2 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 medium pepper(s) Green bell pepper (chopped)
1/2 medium Yellow onion (chopped)
1 can(s) (16 oz) Diced tomatoes, low sodium, canned (drained)
454 gm Tomato Sauce, low-sodium, canned
1 tbsp Tomato paste, low-sodium
1 dash Crushed red pepper
1 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning, no sodium added
3 clove(s) Garlic (crushed)
1 dash Black pepper
1/2 tsp Sea salt
3 tbsp Red wine vinegar
1/2 cup, shredded Mozzarella cheese, partially skimmed
369 gm Pasta, penne, whole wheat, dry (or choice of whole grain pasta)
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh (or/and basil; chopped)

Instructions


  1. Place chicken in the slow cooker. 
  2. Add remaining ingredients and seasonings, except the mozzarella, pasta, and parley.
  3. Gently stir ingredients to combine flavours.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or high for 2-3 hours.
  5. Once cooked, remove chicken and slice into bite-sized pieces. 
  6. Add the chicken back to the slow cooker, stir in the mozzarella, and cover to keep warm. 
  7. Cook pasta according to package instructions. 
  8. Serve heaping spoonfuls of meat sauce on top of 1/2 - 3/4 cup of cooked pasta.
  9. If desired, garnish with fresh parsley or basil.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 558
Calories from fat 52
Calories from saturated fat 20.5
Total Fat 5.7 g
Saturated Fat 2.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 76 mg
Sodium 474 mg
Potassium 1339 mg
Total Carbohydrate 87 g
Dietary Fiber 13.2 g
Sugars 5.6 g
Protein 46 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 3.5
Meat 1.3
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 1.7

Energy sources


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