Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken & Orzo (Recipe)

September 1, 2020

Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken & Orzo (Recipe)


✅ 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed

✅ 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth

✅ 2 medium tomatoes, chopped

✅ 1 medium onion, halved and sliced

✅ Zest and juice of 1 lemon

✅ 1 teaspoon herbes de Provence

✅ ½ teaspoon salt

✅ ½ teaspoon ground pepper

✅ ¾ cup whole-wheat orzo

✅ ⅓ cup quartered black or green olives

✅ 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


1️⃣ Cut each chicken breast half into 4 pieces. Combine the chicken, broth, tomatoes, onion, lemon zest, lemon juice, herbs de Provence, salt and pepper in a 6-quart slow cooker.

2️⃣ Cook on High for 2 hours or on Low for 4 hours. Stir in orzo and olives; cook for 30 minutes more.

3️⃣ Let cool slightly. Sprinkle with parsley.


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