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4.25 from 20 votes

Slow Cooker Herb Chicken and Vegetables

This slow cooker recipe is packed with whole foods that provide essential nutrients to your body.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Slow Cooker
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 260kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 1 carrot peeled, sliced into 1/4 inch round pieces
  • 1 parsnip peeled, sliced into 1/4 inch round pieces
  • 1 pound red potatoes about 6 baby potatoes, quartered and cut into small wedges
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 yellow onion quartered and cut into small wedges
  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (optional 2 teaspoons dried parsley)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage (optional 1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme (optional 1 teaspoon dried thyme)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary (optional 1 teaspoon dried rosemary)

Instructions

  • Add carrots, parsnips, potatoes onion and garlic to a medium mixing bowl. In a small bowl, combine oil, paprika, herbs, salt and pepper. Add half oil & herb mixture to vegetables, toss to coat and add to slow cooker.
  • Rinse and pat chicken dry, add to the mixing bowl and pour remaining oil & herb mixture over chicken, being sure to thoroughly coat. In a large skillet, turn to medium-high heat, add chicken and lightly brown on both sides. Place chicken over vegetables, cover and cook on low 5-6 hours or until juices run clear when pierced with a fork, or chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees and vegetables are tender.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 823mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2369IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 7