Slow Cooker Chicken Merlot

Preparation time: 15 min Servings: 6
Cooking time: 240 min


2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 onion, chopped
2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
6 oz tomato paste
2 tsp sugar
3/4 cup chicken stock
3 cups mushrooms, sliced
3 lb skinless chicken pieces, breasts, thighs, drumsticks, rinsed
1/4 cup dry red wine, such as Merlot, or chicken stock
2 tbsp quick cooking tapioca
1-1/2 tsp dried basil, crushed, or 2 Tbsp fresh, snipped
2 cups cooked spaghetti

Cooking Directions:

Combine first 3 ingredients and salt and pepper to taste in a 3-1/2 - 5 quart slow cooker. Arrange chicken pieces over vegetables. Combine stock next 4 ingredients and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Add dried basil if using. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours or on high about 4 hours. Stir in fresh basil now if using. Serve noodles, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
Slow Cooker Chicken Merlot

Nutrition Facts

Calories 560
% Calories From Fat 24.1%
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fats 4g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 5g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 4g
Cholesterol 210mg
Sodium 320mg
Total Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar 8g
Protein 72g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin K 18 mcg
Vitamin A 610 IU
Niacin B3 19 mg
Pantothenic Acid 5 mg
Riboflavin B2 1 mg
Vitamin C 11 mg
Vitamin D 16 IU
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Choline 200 mg


Manganese 0 mg
Calcium 83 mg
Magnesium 90 mg
Phosphorus 570 mg
Zinc 9 mg
Fluoride 0 mcg
Copper 1 mg
Sodium 320 mg
Selenium 68 mcg
Iron 6 mg
Potassium 1200 mg

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