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Saucy Italian-Style Chicken Thighs

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2 thighs and about 3/4 cup sauce)
Prep: 3 minutes; Cook: 5 hours. Look for skinned chicken thighs at the supermarket. Or buy thighs with skins, and remove them yourself. When you remove the skins, you remove most of the fat..

Ingredients

  • 12 chicken thighs (about 3 pounds), skinned
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can Italian-style diced tomatoes
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 202
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 5.4 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • monofat 1.6 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 27.8 g
  • carbohydrate 9.6 g
  • fiber 2.1 g
  • cholesterol 109 mg
  • iron 2.3 mg
  • sodium 526 mg
  • calcium 35 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place chicken in a 4-quart electric slow cooker. Combine tomatoes and remaining ingredients; stir well. Pour sauce over chicken. Cover with lid, and cook on high-heat setting 1 hour.

  2. Reduce heat setting to low; cook 4 to 5 hours or until chicken is tender.

  3. 2 Vegetable, 3 Lean Meat

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