Slow Cooker Cacciatore


1 large onion

2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs

1 bay leaf

2 cans (6 oz each) tomato paste

1/4 cup fat-free reduced sodium chicken broth

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp dried basil leaves

1 tsp dried oregano leaves

1/4 tsp black pepper

1 package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms

4 cups pasta, uncooked

1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley


Place onions in slow cooker and top with chicken and bay leaf

Mix next 6 ingredients in a bowl, add mushrooms and stir to coat

Spoon mixture over chicken and cover with lid

Cook on low 7-9 hours (or high 4-5 hours)

About 15 minutes before ready to serve, cook pasta as directed

Drain pasta

Remove bay leaf from chicken mixture and discard

Spoon mixture over pasta

Top with cheese and parsley