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Cooked Chicken in Slow cooker with olives and artichokes.
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Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken with artichoke hearts, olives and roasted red peppers in a briny, herby tomato sauce is tender and flavorful with just five minutes of prep work!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 5 servings
Author: Karina


  • 1 cup roasted red bell peppers divided
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 5 each chicken thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup artichoke hearts
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives


  • In a small food processor add half the roasted bell peppers, tomato sauce, oregano, basil, sugar and crushed red pepper flakes and puree.
  • Add the chicken thighs skin side up in the slow cooker.
  • Add the remaining roasted red peppers, olives and artichoke hearts around the chicken pieces.
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken pieces and around the edge of the pan.
  • Cook on high for 4-5 hours or on low for 7-8 hours.