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French Chicken Stew

French Chicken Stew

Classico

Layer this chicken and vegetable stew recipe in your slow cooker and let the delectable aroma greet you when you arrive home to a ready-made meal.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 409 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.8g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 29.6 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 880 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker combine mushrooms, undrained tomatoes, carrots, onion, potato, green beans, olives, broth, wine, tapioca, herbs de Provence, thyme, and pepper. Place chicken on top; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.
  2. Stir in Classico(R) Four Cheese Alfredo pasta sauce. If desired, serve with French bread.
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Reviews

NancyW
4
2/4/2013

I actually want to say 4.5 on the stew scale... this is a nice alternative to the same old beef stew. The previous reviewer was correct - it did need something and that something was wine and garlic. I used the empty tomato can and filled it about 1/3 of the way full with golden sherry. I did not lessen the chicken stock, but I did add 2 more T. of quick cooking tapioca and 1 T. of diced garlic. I also added more beans, carrots and potatoes than called for. I did use 4 cheese red sauce and NOT the alfredo. It was very tasty topped with grated Romano or Parmesan cheese.

therinoa
3
1/5/2013

This recipe is pretty good, but it feels like it needs something. Maybe white wine in place of some of the chicken broth? Also, I got this recipe out of a magazine originally and in that version it says that you can use alfedo OR marinara or some sort of red pasta sauce. I used marinara and it turned out much better than how I think it would with the alfredo.

Saveur
1
11/19/2014

Loved this stew! Makes a big pot, for sure! I used nice large chunks of veggies and just eyeballed the amounts. Recipe does say add wine, but the ingredient list doesn't show it, so I added 1/2 cup dry sherry. I did use Classico Creamy Alfredo, it was delicious. My only regret was slow cooking this on high only 5 hours (time constraints), next time on low for a good eight+ hours or so, my chunky carrots were still a bit hard, but edible. I added some garlic powder too. A do-over for sure, hubs just loved this.