This easy healthy slow cooker chicken cacciatore is a tasty crockpot recipe with fantastic Italian flavors and just 10 minutes of hands-on time.

Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings


  • 3-4 chicken breasts OR chicken thighs boneless,skinless
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup capers
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 225 g thin spaghetti noodles
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 340 g tomato paste
  • grated parmesan cheese optional
  • fresh thyme for topping


  • Lightly grease slow cooker. Add water to the slow cooker, then whisk in flour.
  • Arrange chicken in the slow cooker in a single layer, then top with tomatoes, mushrooms, olives, capers, capers, garlic, salt and pepper, Italian seasoning, and chicken broth. Cover and cook for 6-7 hours on low OR 3-4 hours on high.
  • Uncover slow cooker, add spaghetti noodles, spinach, and tomato paste, stir to combine. Cover and cook another 15-20 minutes. Stir again and serve topped with cracked black pepper, fresh thyme, and grated parmesan cheese if desired.


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