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Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Marinara and Kale Greens

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Marinara and Kale Greens is a such delicious meal that is both hearty and easy on the budget. It offers a low carb alternative straight out of the slow cooker! But you can stretch the budget even more by adding Orzo pasta to make it extra filling!

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Servings Prep Time
4 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
3-4 hours
Servings Prep Time
4 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
3-4 hours
Slow Cooker Italian Chicken Marinara and Kale Greens
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3-4 hours
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4 people 15 minutes
Cook Time
3-4 hours
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Instructions
  1. Drizzle olive oil over chicken thighs and season both sides with salt, pepper and herbs de Provence.
  2. Make a bed of sliced leeks and kale greens in the slow cooker. Place chicken thighs directly on top. Pour marinara sauce over chicken.
  3. Cook on low temperature setting for 3-4 hours or until the chicken pulls apart. Serve over your choice of pasta. Orzo or gnocchi are our choices.
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Mediterranean Style Kale Pasta Salad

Looking for something yummy for lunchie? How about a light bite for dinner?  Look no further.  Everybody loves pasta and Mediterranean Style Kale Pasta Salad is even better!

What you will need:

  • 1- 17.6 ounce package of Garofalo Pasta, cooked
  • 3 ounce package of Capocollo, sliced thinly
  • 7.5 ounce jar of marinated artichoke hearts, drained & quartered
  • 4.6 ounce jar of kalamata olives, pitted & drained
  • 3 ounces of feta cheese, crumbled
  • Basil infused olive oil
  • 1 bunch of kale, washed and coarsely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

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Directions:

Lightly sauté kale in pan with basil infused olive oil just until it turns bright green. About 3-5 minutes.

Pour the kale into a large glass bowl.  Set aside.

Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package.  Drain. Add the warm, cooked pasta to the kale in the bowl.

Add the remaining ingredients.  Mix well and serve either slightly warm or chilled.  It is scrumptious either way!