Tuscan Chicken and Artichokes
Recipe from Parents

Place the chicken, vegetables, and seasoning into the slow cooker. Serve this healthy dinner with whole grain couscous.

Tuscan Chicken and Artichokes

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  • 2   packages 
    (9 ounces each) frozen artichoke hearts, defrosted and divided
  • 1   
    medium onion, chopped
  • 3   
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1   can 
    (14 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2   pounds 
    skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 1   teaspoon 
    Mediterranean or Greek seasoning
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    kosher salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 1   
    medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1   cup 
    halved grape tomatoes
  • 1   package 
    (11 ounces) dry whole-wheat couscous
    Chopped parsle, optional
In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine one package of artichoke hearts, the onion, garlic, and broth. Add chicken and sprinkle it with Mediterranean seasoning, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours. Then place zucchini, tomatoes, and second package of artichokes in the cooker; re-cover and heat for another 15 minutes, or until veggies are cooked.
Remove chicken and vegetables with a slotted spoon; cover them with foil to keep warm. Stir the couscous into the remaining liquid. Cover and cook 5 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed. Serve chicken and vegetables over couscous. Top with parsley, if desired.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 446, Fat, total (g) 8, carb. (g) 54, fiber (g) 13, pro. (g) 42, sodium (mg) 559, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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