As a busy mom, I love true one-pot meals—the kind contain protein, veggies, and starch, and really don’t require anything on the side except maybe a glass of milk. That’s why you’re gonna love this dish. Not only is it easy, it’s also healthy, making it a great choice for a busy weeknight.

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Veggies

Prep Time

5 min

Cook Time

6 hr

Total Time

6 hr 5 min

Recipe Type: Slow cooker

Serving Size: 2 cups

Makes 6 servings


  • 2 pounds chicken breasts
  • ½ pound red potatoes, quartered
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • ½ pound carrots
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 or 4 sprigs fresh rosemary


  1. In a large slow cooker (at least 6 quarts), combine the chicken, potatoes, green beans, and carrots.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the honey, vinegar, water, broth, lemon juice, tomato paste, garlic, oil, and salt.
  3. Pour over the chicken mixture. Top with sprigs of rosemary. Cook for 4 hours on high or for 6 hours on low.
  4. Prior to serving, shred the chicken and mix in with the vegetables. Enjoy warm.


Calories 320 (60 from fat)
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 27g (4g dietary fiber, 14g sugar)
Protein 37g

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