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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: 292 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 566mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 41g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 5 lean meat, 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

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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


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kalicoconuts 247345
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2016

"Made this for dinner this week and unfortunately it did not turn out well. Very bland and the flavor of the onions, mushrooms and peas did not mix well. I'm sure it's a good base recipe to maybe build on, but if you want flavor, this recipe is not for you."

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LindaS_WI 244893
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2016

"I made this for dinner last night and we all really enjoyed it. It's not a new or innovative recipe but it's great for an easy weeknight meal."

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ginnykreger 244885
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2016

"Sounds good!"

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JCV4 244401
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2016

"Good, quick, and easy weeknight dinner."

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Jenna092 235632
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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bjsilve0 233173
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2015

"Sooooo simple and sooooo flavorful."

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SanditheCat 226757
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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TheDix 225939
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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luigimon 224525
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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JacyK 223439
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2015

"This is a good recipe, but those of you who are concerned about the sodium in this recipe, I encourage you to first brown the chicken breasts in olive oil in a saute pan, then, in olive oil, saute the mushrooms and some onions until brown and carmalized. Add another tablespoon of olive oil and stir in 1 T flour (if you are gluten free, add gluten free flour) and stir and brown, then add 3/4 c. of salt free chicken stock and 1/2 cup white wine. Pour over the chicken in the slow cooker, add the mushroom and onion mixture and peas. Cook on low for 5 hours. If you like more flavor, add 1 t. salt and a 1/2 t. pepper and 1/2 t, poultry seasonings. Yummy!"

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