Wednesday, November 21, 2012

10 slow cooked meals to melt cold Winter day

1. Slow Cooker Chicken n Stuffing Pot Pie

Enjoy a comforting collection of recipes that will warm you up when the cold gets you down.

Hot and hearty! Put a spin on traditional chicken pot pie by using stuffing cubes and by
 preparing it in the slow cooker.  

 Slow Cooker Chicken n Stuffing Pot Pie
8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
6 slices precooked bacon, crumbled
1/2 bag (1-lb size) ready-to-eat-baby-cut carrots, cut in half lengthwise (about 2 cups)
4 medium red potatoes, each cut into 4 pieces
1 tsp (5 mL) dried marjoram leaves
1 can (284 mL/10 FL oz) chicken gravy
1 bag Green Giant* Frozen Cut Green Beans
6 tbsp (90 mL) butter or margarine, melted
4 cups (1 L) herb-seasoned stuffing cubes (from box)

  • Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add chicken; cook about 3 to 5 minutes, per side until browned.
  • Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in cooker. Top with bacon, carrots, potatoes, marjoram and gravy.
  • Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • Gently stir thawed green beans into chicken mixture. In medium bowl, mix melted butter and stuffing; spoon over chicken mixture. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 15 minutes longer or until green beans are tender.

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