4 from 13 votes

Crock Pot Italian Chicken & Peppers

This easy low fat chicken recipe is a simple way to create a very low/zero Point Weight Watchers family-friendly meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 10
Calories: 276
Author: Brenda Garrison | Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 4 ounces each)
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, seeded and sliced into strips
  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded and sliced into strips
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce

Instructions

  • Ideal slow cooker size: 4-Quart.
  • Saut√© onion slices in a skillet over medium heat, or microwave in a small microwave-proof bowl, until softened. Adds onions to the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Place chicken breasts on top of the onion. Add salt and pepper to chicken.
  • Add the sliced peppers over the chicken. Sprinkle Italian seasoning over the peppers.
  • Add marinara sauce to cover ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on High for 3-1/2 - 4 hours, or until chicken is done.
  • Remove the chicken breasts and shred the chicken using two forks.
  • Return shredded chicken to the slow cooker. Stir to combine all ingredients

Recipe Notes

Substitutions and Additions:
Substitute a 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes and 2 tablespoons of tomato paste for the jarred marinara.
Add fresh slice mushrooms.
 
Serving size: 1 cup
Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *7
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *1
Nutrition Facts
Crock Pot Italian Chicken & Peppers
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 43
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.8g7%
Carbohydrates 14.3g5%
Fiber 2.7g11%
Protein 43.4g87%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy Italian chicken, slow cooker chicken and peppers