Recipe by Sue
"So easy and so good. I use frozen chicken breasts and cook on high for 4 hours in the slow cooker. The sauce is not thick, it is a bit runny, but very tasty. Add tomato paste if you want it thicker. Serve on top of pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. I use one can of crushed tomatoes and one can of diced tomatoes."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, or more to taste
salt and ground black pepper to taste
onion, thinly sliced
2 (14.5 ounce) cans
I used 4 very large chicken breasts - 10 to 11 oz each, and they started frozen. 4 hours at high left them just a tad dry so I think if you had more normal sized chicken and it was only refrigerator cold 4 hours would be too long, I'd start checking for doneness at about 2 1/2 hours, or cook on low if you aren't going to be available to check. I was only cooking for two so I ladled some of the juice/onion mixture into a saucepan and added enough penne for two and let it simmer until the pasta was done and shredded one of the breasts and added it to the pasta - was a yummy supper for two and I have enough leftovers to do that again, plus cooked chicken for other uses.
Wasn't a huge fan. I liked how easy it was, and that I had all of the ingredients on hand. It was the texture of the chicken that I wasn't a fan of. I think I'd prefer to make this on the stove and not in the crockpot.
Tried this yesterday. Very good. I had 4 med boneless, skinless chicken breasts already marinated overnight in frig. Used 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar and 3 teas. crushed garlic. I used 2 cans, undrained crushed tomatoes w/basil, oregano and thyme. Added 1/2 teas fresh finely chopped rosemary. 1 large sweet onion sliced. 2 hrs at low and 2 hrs at high. Came out extremely tender and tasty. Served in large bowl w/Grands biscuits. Very easy.
I had to sub thighs for the breasts and whole tomatoes for the crushed, just because that's what I had on hand. It was delicious! My hubby loved it and raved about how good it was.
Cooked this for dinner tonight. I used diced tomatoes, flavored with rosemary and oregano instead of crushed tomatoes. I also used 1 teaspoon of thyme by mistake. I served it over linguine noodles with a wedge salad. My husband loved it! It was simple to make. I will make this again for sure.
My picky family loved this, I will absolutely make it again. Served it over rice, might add a bit of sugar next time to cut the acid a bit.
LOVE IT! Easy and after cooking it, I understand why you need to "layer" and not mix. Need to try!!! Hubs loved it too!
I did not have just canned tomatoes so I used the Rotel tomatoes with green chilies. WOW. Great taste. My kitchen smells delicious. There is a warmth that might not have been present if the chilies were not used, but the taste it great. I also used chicken tenders so only cooked it for 3 hours and it was plenty of time.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 200
** Calories from Fat: 62
Browse through over 500 recipes for delicious, budget-friendly meals.
The old saying goes, "Eat what you can, and can what you can't!" We have the know-how.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
See how to make a simple, satisfying chicken dinner.
See how to make zesty barbequed chicken in your slow cooker.
Shredded slow-simmered chicken in a tangy homemade BBQ sauce.