Recipe and Photo by: Diabetic Living
Put down the takeout menu. Cheesy chicken and pepperoni simmer in the slow cooker to become a family-friendly deconstructed pizza.
3-1/2 to 4
pounds meaty chicken pieces (breasts, thighs, and drumsticks), skinned
teaspoon black pepper
ounces sliced turkey pepperoni
sliced pitted ripe olives
reduced-sodium chicken broth
tablespoon tomato paste
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
1. Place chicken in a 3-1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Cut pepperoni slices in half. Add pepperoni and olives to cooker. In a small bowl whisk together chicken broth, tomato paste, and Italian seasoning. Add to mixture in cooker.
2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours.
3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken, pepperoni, and olives to a serving platter. Discard cooking liquid. Sprinkle chicken with cheese. Cover loosely with foil and let stand for 5 minutes to melt cheese.
nutritional info per serving
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