Sunday Chicken Supper

This is one of my favorite things to make in the crock-pot. It really is all you need for a complete meal! I’m not usually a fan of fresh green beans, but they cook long enough that they’re not crunchy at all – just like I like them – and they soak up all the juices giving them an awesome flavor! I got it out of a Taste of Home’s Slow Cooker Classics mag.

Sunday Chicken Supper


    4 medium carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
    1 medium onion, chipped
    1 celery rib, cut into 2 inch pieces
    2 cups cut fresh green beans (2 inch pieces)
    5 small red potatoes, quartered
    4 large chicken breasts (I’ve also made this with two cornish game-hen)
    4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
    1-1/2 cups hot water
    2 tsp. chicken boullion granuales
    1 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp dried thyme
    1/2 tsp dried basil
    pinch pepper

In a 5-qt. slow cooker, layer the first seven ingredients in order listed. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; pour over the top. Do not stir.

Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hrs or until veggies are tender and chicken juices run clear. Remove chicken and veggies. Thicken juices for gravy if desired.


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