Servings: 4

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 17

Preparation Time: 0 Minutes

Cooking Time: 0 Minutes

Ready In: 45 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained (or fresh tomatoes, chopped)
  • Chicken
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1 lb. ground chicken breasts (or boneless skinless chicken breasts) - see note
  • ¼ cup zesty italian dressing (See note)
  • ½ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp. fresh spicy oregano
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese -see note
  • fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 3 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 large sweet yellow onion, chopped

Instructions

  1. Chicken Spray the bowl of a slow cooker with misted olive oil (or non-stick cooking spray) or place of slow cooker liner inside of it
  2. Add onion, garlic to the bottom of the bowl
  3. Add chicken, tomato paste, tomatoes, zesty italian dressing, chicken broth, spicy oregano and pepper
  4. Stir to combine
  5. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 7-8 hours.Quinoa Prepare the quinoa by combining the water and quinoa in a medium sauce pan
  6. Bring to a boil
  7. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed
  8. Remove from heat and let sit covered for 5 minutes
  9. Fluff with a fork.Toss the cooked quinoa and parmesan cheese with the cooked chicken mixture.

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