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Slow Cooker Mushroom Chicken & Peas Recipe
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Slow Cooker Mushroom Chicken & Peas Recipe

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Some amazingly fresh mushrooms I found at our local farmers market inspired this recipe. When you start with the best ingredients, you can't go wrong. —Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 envelope onion mushroom soup mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups frozen peas, thawed

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 3/4 cup vegetable mixture equals 292 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 566 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 41 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with soup mix, pressing to help seasonings adhere. Add water, mushrooms, onion and garlic.
  2. Cook, covered, on low 3-4 hours or until chicken is tender (a thermometer inserted in chicken should read at least 165°). Stir in peas; cook, covered, 10 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Slow Cooker Mushroom Chicken & Peas in Taste of Home April/May 2014

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 3/4 cup vegetable mixture equals 292 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 566 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 41 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Oct. 25, 2015

"Nope. It smelled delicious, but tasted very bland and boring. It tasted like mushrooms, peas, and chicken individually just warmed up together. I would not recommend this recipe."

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2015

"Sooooo simple and sooooo flavorful."

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Reviewed May. 22, 2015

"I followed the recipe exactly. It wasn't inspiring and hubby requested that I not make it again. Very bland."

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Reviewed May. 5, 2015

"This was very easy to prepare, but it would be improved with additional seasonings. Needs to be served with rice, potatoes, noodles, etc."

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Reviewed Apr. 9, 2015

"This was easy and good. Needed some salt, I think I'll put more seasonings in the next time. Since it's just me, I store the entire crock liner in the 'fridge, then after work, I warm it up in the crock pot while I'm at my meetings and it's ready when I come home a few hours later. 3 dinners it makes for me, and by the third night, the chicken almost melts in your mouth and the flavors are blended wonderfully. Great with buttered egg noodles!"

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