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Slow Cooked Tuscan Chicken and Beans

This is one of my favorite crock pot recipes - perfect for a Winters day when you need a little comforting.

Course Entree
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 226 kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce

Ingredients

  • 12 oz chicken breasts
  • 3 cloves garlic grated
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 zucchini diced
  • 15 oz can cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz can fire roasted tomatoes diced
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce unsalted

Instructions

  1. Place chicken breasts in the bottom of your slow cooker and season with garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  2. Add diced peppers, zucchini, beans, fire roasted tomatoes and tomato sauce.
  3. Stir well and heat on Low for 6 hours or High for 3 hours.
  4. Towards the end of cooking time, use two forks to shred chicken and stir well.
  5. Serve over brown rice, whole wheat pasta or Bulgar wheat as pictured above.

Recipe Notes

Excellent source of Vitamin C and A, good source of Iron and Calcium.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooked Tuscan Chicken and Beans
Amount Per Serving (2 g)
Calories 226 Calories from Fat 14
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.6g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 734mg 31%
Total Carbohydrates 32.3g 11%
Dietary Fiber 10.6g 42%
Protein 25.6g 51%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.