French Chicken Stew Recipe Cooked in Slow Cooker

French Chicken Stew

French Chicken Stew

The keys to rustic French cooking are fresh ingredients and simple flavors. Thyme and herbes de Provence bring their subtle, ambrosial flavors to chicken and fresh vegetables in this simply delicious slow cooker recipe.

Makes: 8 servings
Prep: 30 mins
Slow Cook: 6 hrs to 7 hrs (low) or 3 to 4 hours (high)
Ingredients

4
cups sliced button and/or stemmed shiitake mushrooms
1
14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
2
medium carrots, thinly diagonally sliced
1
medium onion, chopped
1medium red potato, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
cup fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
cup pitted ripe olives, halved
1
cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2
cup dry white wine or chicken broth
2
tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
1
teaspoon herbes de Provence or dried Italian seasoning, crushed
3/4
teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/4
teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
8
skinless, boneless chicken thighs (1-3/4 to 2 pounds total)
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1
14 ounce jar tomato pasta sauce or one 16-ounce jar Alfredo pasta sauce
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About jackikellum

Jacki Kellum is a Fine Artist, a Designer, and also a writer. For one of her graduate programs, she wrote her thesis on William Blake. Like Blake, much of Kellum's work is about childhood and lost innocence. Also like Blake, Kellum strives to both write and illustrate her work. .
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