With the weather cooling down and schedules filling up fast, crock pot meals can be the most convenient way to get a healthy meal on the table. There’s nothing quite like a warm, home-cooked dinner after a busy day and this healthy Chicken Cacciatore is the perfect dish! 

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This meal is a huge hit with my family. The veggies are soft, the chicken is tender and it’s packed with flavor! I love to enjoy this Chicken Cacciatore as is or serve it over cauliflower rice. The leftovers also make for a great meal prepped lunch. 

Ingredients:

  • 4 bone-in chicken breasts
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 small package of mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, diced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp Better than Bullion
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Add all ingredients to crock pot- cook on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours. (Times may vary depending on crock pot.) 
  2. Eat as is or serve over cauliflower rice, enjoy!

Calories: 208cal, Total Fat: 2.7g, Saturated Fat: 0.7g, Cholesterol: 84.1mg, Sodium: 115mg, Carbohydrates: 9.8g, Fiber: 1.9g, Sugar: 4.5g, Protein: 35g

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    By: Karen Kelly, R.D.

    Registered dietitian Karen Kelly is available for nutrition counseling every Tuesday in our Springfield and Hoboken locations. She is a graduate of Ohio State University and the College of Saint Elizabeth where she received her registered dietitian degree. Karen found her true calling by helping people make better nutrition choices to improve their health. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, the New Jersey Dietetic Association, Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Nutrition in Complementary Care as well as Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition.

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