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Creamy Tarragon Chicken

 Creamy Tarragon Chicken
Break out the slow cooker and start the week off on an easy note with this all-in-one recipe. A cup of chicken broth may be substituted for the water and chicken bouillon granules.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 ounces prosciutto or deli ham, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 teaspoons dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups frozen broccoli-cauliflower blend, thawed
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta

Directions

  • In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 10 ingredients. Cover and
  • cook on low for 6-7 hours or until chicken juices run clear.
  • Stir vegetables and cream into the slow cooker. Cover and cook 15
  • minutes longer or until vegetables are heated through. Meanwhile,
  • cook orzo according to package directions. Serve with chicken and
  • vegetables.
  • Yield: 6 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken breast half with 1-1/3 cups orzo mixture equals 737 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 192 mg cholesterol, 1,021 mg sodium, 71 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 76 g protein.
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