Chicken and Pepperoni

Craving pizza?  Don’t order take-out.  Make this easy crock-pot dinner that’s family-friendly.  Add some green to the side with a salad.  Makes 6 servings.


What you’ll need:

  • 3 1/2 – 4 pounds skinless chicken (breast, thigh, drumstick)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 ounces sliced turkey pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup sliced pitted black olives
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

What you’ll do:

  • Place chicken in the bottom of a slow cooker (3 1/2-5 quart).  Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Cut pepperoni slices in half and add to the slow cooker along with the olives.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the broth, tomato paste and Italian seasoning.  Add to the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 3 – 3 1/2 hours.
  • Remove the chicken and pepperoni and olives using a slotted spoon and transfer to a serving plate.  Sprinkle the chicken with cheese.  Cover with foil and let stand 5 minutes.

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So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!


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