Tasty Tuesday Recipes

Tasty Tuesday – Slow-Cooker Sloppy Joe Chicken


Today’s Tasty Tuesday recipe is courtesy of Hungry Girl….

A serving is 1/8th of recipe (about 3/4 cup): 182 calories, 2.5g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 366mg sodium, 17.5g carbs, 3g fiber, 10.5g sugars, 21.5g protein.  On Weight Watchers?  SmartPoints® value 3*

This shredded chicken has a sweet ‘n tangy taste reminiscent of sloppy joes, but it’s WAY leaner and less sugary than your average joe!

Prep: 15 minutes       Cook: 3 – 4 hours on high or 7 – 8 hours on low

2 1/2 cups canned crushed tomatoes
1/4 cup tomato paste
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp. honey
1 tbsp. molasses
1 1/2 lbs. raw boneless skinless chicken breasts, halved
1/2 tsp. each salt and black pepper
2 cups chopped onions
2 cups chopped red bell peppers

In a slow cooker, combine crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, honey, and molasses. Stir to mix.

Season chicken with salt and black pepper, and add to the slow cooker. Top with onions and bell peppers. Mix well.

Cover and cook on high for 3 – 4 hours or on low for 7 – 8 hours, until chicken is cooked through and veggies have softened.

Transfer chicken to a large bowl. Shred with two forks.

Return shredded chicken to the slow cooker, and mix well.


Have leftovers you want to take for lunch? Why not try one of Thirty One’s thermal lunch totes?  The Go To Thermal is one of my favorites.  You won’t cry over spilled milk in your thermal! Spills and stains are no match for this wipeable, machine-washable thermal sized for work, school or playdate snacks. Dimensions: 11”H x 8”L x 5”D


Have a ThirtyOne-derful day!

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