Crockpot Chicken Vesuvio Recipe

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Crockpot Chicken Vesuvio is an easy and delicious casserole recipe created by an Italian chef who created this after World War II. A very popular dish in Chicago restaurants to this day. This version is all done in a slow cooker. This is an easy recipe that takes only 20 minutes to prepare and simmers all-day for a delicious chicken casserole. It is also a healthy, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic and Weight Watchers (6) PointsPlus recipe.

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Servings: 8


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  • 1 lb small new red potatoes, quartered
  • 1 small onion, cut lengthwise in half, then crosswise into thin slices
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (2 lb total)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Place potatoes, onions, peppers and garlic in a slow cooker; top with chicken. Whisk flour, dressing and lemon juice together until blended; pour over ingredients in slow cooker. Cover with lid.
  2. Cook on LOW 7 to 9 hours or HIGH 5 to 6 hours.
  3. Stir in peas; cook, covered, 10 minutes or until peas are heated through. Sprinkle with the parsley.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 127g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 149  
Calories from Fat 64 43%
Total Fat 7.14g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.09g 4%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 218mg 9%
Potassium 365mg 10%
Total Carbs 18.65g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 8%
Sugars 3.84g 3%
Protein 3.42g 5%
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