Chicken Merlot with Mushrooms

“Slow cooked and savory, this dish is perfect for any night of the week, and is sure to become a staple in your home.” —Shelli McWilliam of Salem, Oregon

Chicken merlot with mushroomsTaste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
8 10minutes 5hours
Servings Prep Time
8 10minutes
Cook Time
  1. Place the mushrooms, onion and garlic in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with chicken.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the tomato paste, broth, wine, tapioca, sugar, basil, salt and pepper. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until chicken is tender.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve with pasta if desired.
  4. Freeze option: Freeze cooled chicken mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add broth or water if necessary.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

5 ounces cooked chicken with 1/2 cup sauce: 310 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 373mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fibre), 35g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.