Skip to main content
Best Meals 



Send a Meal Blog

Thursday, April 17 2014

Similar to the familiar Italian classic recipe, this meal-in-a-pot is brimming with onions, mushrooms, and herb-seasoned tomatoes.

Cacciatore-Style Chicken
Recipe from 
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 25 mins
  • 2    cups   sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1    cup   sliced celery
  • 1    cup   chopped carrot
  • 2      medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 1      yellow, green, or red sweet pepper, cut into strips
  • 4      cloves garlic, minced
  • 12      chicken drumsticks, skinned (about 3-1/2 pounds total)
  • 1/2   cup   chicken broth
  • 1/4   cup   dry white wine
  • 2    tablespoons   quick-cooking tapioca
  • 2      bay leaves
  • 1    teaspoon   dried oregano, crushed
  • 1    teaspoon   sugar
  • 1/2   teaspoon   salt
  • 1/4   teaspoon   ground black pepper
  • 1    14 1/2ounce can  diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/3   cup   tomato paste
  •     Hot cooked pasta or rice
  •     Shredded basil (optional)
In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine mushrooms, celery, carrot, onions, sweet pepper, and garlic. Place chicken drumsticks on vegetables. Add broth, wine, tapioca, bay leaves, oregano, sugar, salt, and pepper.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours.
Remove chicken and keep warm. Discard bay leaves. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in undrained tomatoes and tomato paste. Cover and cook for 15 minutes more. To serve, spoon vegetable mixture over chicken and pasta. If desired, garnish with basil. Makes 6 servings.

nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 345, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 81, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 37, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 32, sodium
Posted by: Send a Meal AT 11:10 am   |  Permalink   |  0 Comments  |  Email

Post comment
Email Address

(max 750 characters)
* Required Fields
Note: All comments are subject to approval. Your comment will not appear until it has been approved.