Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken

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You don’t have to take a trip to Italy to enjoy its flavors.

Take yourself straight to Italy’s coast with this Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken recipe — without having to leave the house! This dish gets its phenomenal flavors from garlic, onion, balsamic vinegar, herbs, sun-dried tomatoes, and artichokes. All these yummy ingredients come together in your slow cooker, so you don’t have to worry about dinner.

Serve these flavorful Tuscan chicken breasts as is, or over some whole grain pasta with a nice glass of your favorite wine. You don’t have to take a trip to Italy to eat like you did any night of the week!

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Slow Cooker Tuscan Chicken

This delightful chicken dish brings the flavors of Italy to your household.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Yield 8 people
Serving Size 0.5 breast with sauce
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts (approximately 40 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 onion medium, thinly sliced (not chopped)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar for gluten-free use White Balsamic Vinegar which doesn't have caramel coloring
  • 14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes can
  • 8 ounces sun-dried tomatoes, in oil jar, drained
  • 6 ounces artichoke hearts jar, drained


  • Pour the olive oil on bottom of slow cooker, add chicken breasts, salt and pepper to each breast, put sliced onion on top of chicken then put in all the garlic cloves and dried herbs.
  • Pour in vinegar and top with canned tomatoes, sundried tomatoes, and artichoke hearts.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours, or high for 3-4 hours.
  • Serve over whole-grain pasta.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.5breast with sauce | Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 460mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 7
Keywords dairy-free, Kid-Friendly, Low-Carb, Slow Cooker

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Other Italian-inspired recipes you might enjoy:

Simple Crockpot Italian Chicken

Tuscan Ribollita

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