Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

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The whole meal is prepared in the slow cooker simmers until those amazing flavors really soak in.

Most days, you don’t want to dirty a bunch of pots and pans just to make a meal. Luckily, our Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Sweet Potatoes recipe is a one-pot meal for such days. The whole meal is prepared in the slow cooker and allowed to simmer for those amazing flavors to really soak in. Olive oil, lemon juice, herbs, and spices give it a great Italian flavor, and the mushrooms and sweet potatoes make it a hearty meal.

Serve the chicken breasts over a spoonful of the mushrooms and sweet potatoes. This is a whole meal in and of itself, but you can also make a batch of our Cheesy Garlic Cauliflower Bread Sticks to accompany it.

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Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Serve and enjoy this healthy, flavorful, and tender chicken with robust sweet potatoes with your family and friends.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1.5 cups
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts optional 2 pounds of dark meat or a combination
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms halved
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 garlic cloves minced


  • Place the chicken in middle of the slow cooker, then put the sweet potatoes on one side and the mushrooms on the other. In another bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients together, then pour over the ingredients in the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook for 4 to 6 hours on low or 3 to 4 hours on high.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 700mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
Keywords Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Slow Cooker

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Adapted from The Magical Slow Cooker.

You might like these other recipes:

Simple Crockpot Italian Chicken

Italian Meatballs

What are meals you make entirely in the slow cooker? Let us know in the comments section below!

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