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Balsamic chicken

Category: parenting

Duration: long

Age: parent

Keywords: family, healthy eating, protein, winter


Keep the chills away on cold winter nights with this deliciously simple dinner. Special thanks to Huggies mum Lana for this recipe.

Balsamic chicken


  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 8-10 boneless, skinless, split chicken breasts halves
  • ground black pepper and sea salt, to taste
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp each: dried oregano, basil, and rosemary
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 6-8 garlic cloves
  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cans diced or crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup black olives, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp capers, drained


  1. Pour the olive oil on bottom of a 5-7 quart crock pot.
  2. Salt and pepper each chicken breast and then place the chicken breasts in crock pot.
  3. Put sliced onion on top of chicken. Then put in all the dried herbs and garlic cloves.
  4. Pour in vinegar and top with tomatoes, olives, and capers.
  5. Cook on high for 3 hours or low for 4 – 6 hours. Serve over pasta or rice.

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