Chicken and Pepperoni

Craving pizza but don't want to order takeout again? Add zesty pepperoni, olives, an herby tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese to chicken for a family-friendly dinner.

Recipe from Diabetic Living
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  • 3 1/2- 4 pounds meaty chicken pieces (breast halves, thighs, and drumsticks), skinned
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 ounces sliced turkey pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup sliced pitted ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
Place chicken in a 3-1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Cut pepperoni slices in half. Add pepperoni and olives to cooker. In a small bowl whisk together chicken broth, tomato paste, and Italian seasoning. Add to mixture in cooker.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken, pepperoni, and olives to a serving platter. Discard cooking liquid. Sprinkle chicken with cheese. Cover loosely with foil and let stand for 5 minutes to melt cheese.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 209, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 105, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 1, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 33, vit. A (IU) 194.36, vit. C (mg) 3.54, sodium (mg) 484, calcium (mg) 90.87, iron (mg) 1.62, Lean Meat () 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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