Chicken Cacciatore with Cremini Mushrooms

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 15 mins

A hearty dish for a cold winter's day, this hassle-free one-pot meal puts healthful ingredients front and center.


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 10 pieces, skin removed (except from wings)

  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, quartered

  • 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled plum tomatoes in juice, drained, and broken up

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc

  • 1 celery stalk, thinly sliced

  • 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced

  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary or ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crumbled

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a 5-quart slow cooker, stir together chicken, mushrooms, tomatoes, flour, wine, celery, onion, rosemary, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

  2. Cover; cook on high setting until meat is tender, 4 hours. Do not lift the cover of the slow cooker while cooking. To serve, discard rosemary sprig.

Cook's Notes

The cremini mushrooms bring selenium and potassium, not to mention a wealth of B vitamins, to this dish. This dish is great paired with a slice of thick-cut whole-grain bread or a serving of healthy brown rice.

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