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Slow Cooker Mushroom Chicken & Peas Recipe

Slow Cooker Mushroom Chicken & Peas Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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