Chicken Cacciatore

  • Author: The Culinary Institute of America
  • Total Time: 6-8 hours (slow cooker)
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x



4 (7 ounce) raw bone-in, skinless chicken thighs ( pounds total)

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 scallions, minced

1 small bell pepper, seeds and membranes removed, chopped

1 cup button mushrooms, halved

1 (15 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes

1 bay leaf

1 large zucchini (about 12 ounces), cut, sliced, or “spiralized” into noodle-like strands (should yield about 2½ cups zucchini “noodles”)

¼ cup fresh basil, chopped

¼ teaspoon each: salt and pepper


Combine chicken, garlic, scallions, bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, bay leaf, salt and pepper in a slow cooker. Set on low for 6-8 hours.

Right before serving, remove the bay leaf, stir in the zucchini noodles and basil, and mix thoroughly to combine.


1 Lean | 3 Green | 1 Condiment


  • Calories: 310
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 38g
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