Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore

READY IN: 8hrs 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brown chicken in olive oil in skillet on both sides.
  • Remove chicken from skillet and place in the bottom of crock pot.
  • Deglaze bottom of skillet with red wine, stirring to get up all the browned bits.
  • Add the tomato sauce and tomato paste and stir until mixed well.
  • Stir oregano, basil, bay leaf, and garlic into sauce.
  • Place mushrooms, onions, olives, celery, and green pepper over the chicken in the crock pot.
  • Pour the sauce over all.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until chicken is done.
  • Check consistency of sauce in crockpot.
  • If it needs thickening, whisk together flour and water in a small dish.
  • Remove chicken and bay leaf from crock pot, discarding bay leaf and keeping chicken warm.
  • Stir flour slurry into sauce and cook, covered, on high, for 5-10 minutes, or until thickened.
  • Serve chicken with vegetable sauce spooned over, garnished with parmesan cheese (if desired).
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