Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore

Another “dump and go” easy slow cooker recipe. A classic healthy Italian recipe that is low in fat. The chicken comes out moist, fall apart tender and packed with taste.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 179kcal
Author: Dan Mikesell AKA DrDan


  • 2 pounds Skinless boneless chicken breast trimmed - about 3 breasts
  • 1 onion medium chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced or crushed
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 28 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons dry basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoons crushed pepper optional


  • Start by chopping one medium onion and one green pepper. Crush 3 cloves garlic.
  • Rinse and trim about 2 pounds (three medium) skinless boneless chicken breast. Cut into 3-4 pieces each for better serving. Other skinless chicken may be used.
  • Add chicken and prepped veggies to a crock pot. I used 3 1/2 quart size. Combine with 1 – 6 oz can tomato paste, 1 -28 oz can crushed tomatoes, 2 t dry basil, 1 t salt, 1/2 t pepper and 1/4 t crushed red pepper. Mix well.
  • Cook for 6 hours on low.
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Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 698mg | Potassium: 308mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 35.5mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2.7mg