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Slow Cooker (crock-pot) Chicken with Bacon, Tomatoes and Artichokes

  • Author: 365 Days of Slow Cooking
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


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  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into chunks
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1 (14 oz) can artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup bacon bits (more if you prefer)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried tarragon
  • 1 Tbsp quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 tsp chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Combine chicken, tomato, artichokes, bacon, garlic powder, onion powder, tarragon, tapioca, and bouillon in 4 quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for about 4-6 hours.
  3. Stir and add in Parmesan cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper and extra seasonings, if needed.
  4. Serve over barley, rice, mashed potatoes, or noodles.


I used my 3 quart slow cooker for this recipe.