Balsamic Pear, Chicken, and Asparagus

Balsamic Pear, Chicken, and Asparagus

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Sarah-May 174

"An unusual blend of seasonings flavor this slow cooker meal that takes advantage of the abundance of asparagus available in the spring. In other seasons fresh green beans would be an option to replace the asparagus."

Ingredients

4 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 309 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 7.4 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.5g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 29.1 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 70 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the chicken in the hot oil until completely browned, 3 to 5 minutes; transfer to a slow cooker. Add the onion to the chicken; season with salt and pepper. Place the pears and asparagus atop the chicken mixture.
  2. Mix the garlic, balsamic vinegar, apple juice, rosemary, ginger, and sugar together in a bowl; pour over the asparagus. Season again with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook on Low for 4 to 6 hours.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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This was an AWESOME slow-cooker recipe! I omitted the chicken, because I'm vegetarian, and reduced the oil to 1 tsp (I assumed not all of it would make it into the slow cooker after the chicken ...

What a wonderful dish! Upon arriving home, the aroma was so very inviting, we couldn't wait to dig into it, and we weren't disappointed. The multiple different seasonings and flacorings in thi...

Made this dish for our Easter dinner. Everyone loved it! I used brown pears instead of Barlett and they turned out very nice. My guests loved the flavours and found the dish very appealing to th...