Creamy Chicken & Broccoli Stew

Ingredients:

 

  • 8 bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed (about 3 pounds)
  • 1 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups of Smith's Farm broccoli florets
  • 2 pounds red potatoes, quartered

Directions:

  1. Place chicken in a 4-qt. slow cooker. Combine the salad dressing, wine, 4 tablespoons butter, onion, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl; pour over chicken.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours. Skim fat. Remove chicken from slow cooker with slotted spoon; shred chicken with two forks and return to slow cooker. Combine the soup, cream cheese and 2 cups of liquid from slow cooker in a small bowl until blended; add to slow cooker. Cover and cook 45 minutes longer or until chicken is tender, adding the broccoli during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  3. Meanwhile, place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until tender, 15-20 minutes. Drain and return to pan. Mash potatoes with the remaining butter, salt and pepper.
  4. Serve chicken and broccoli mixture with potatoes.

 

Thank you to Taste of Home for this delicious recipe!