Peach State says: Boy Do I Have A Recipe for You! Part 2
I have found myself wondering what was dinner tonight! It has to be something with chicken…but not pasta or rice…potatoes? I have a wonderful recipe for potatoes but find myself in a “Shh!” lazy mood. The time it would take to slice the half bag of potatoes and making of the cream sauce just seems a bit much at this time of the day. I am leaning towards my Italian Chicken meal! Boy Do I Have A Recipe For You!
Crock Pot Italian Chicken
This is for our family of 5
5 boneless, skinless Chicken Breasts
1/2 a bottle of your favorite Italian Dressing poured over the chicken.
Cook for 2 hours on high
Add 5-6 potatoes (quartered)
Pour Italian Dressing over potatoes
Cook for 4 hours on low (until potatoes are tender)
Do not add salt
Low calorie or reduced sodium Italian Dressing work well
*Serve with a salad and favorite bread
That is an easy meal and requires very little work. My crock-pot has high (4-hour) and low (6-hour) settings. If the chicken is frozen I will let it cook longer on the high setting before adding the quartered potatoes. If the level of liquid is low add water or chicken broth before adding potatoes.
The second option is cooking the chicken alone in the crock-pot and making the potatoes separately. Boy Do I Have A Recipe For You!
This is for my family…we do love our potatoes!
8-10 thinly sliced potatoes
Lay them in a greased rectangular baking dish
2 cups of Sour Cream (a light or fat free version may be substituted)
2 Cups of favorite grated cheese (we use a combination of Sharp Cheddar and Smokey Provolone)
1/4th Cup of butter (sliced)
1/4 tsp White Pepper (optional)
2 Cups of milk (you may need more depending- the cream sauce must cover the potatoes)
Here is the key… Mix the sour cream, chives and pepper together slowly stirring in the milk. The consistency should not be thick…Pour over the potatoes! If this mixture does not cover your potatoes simple mix a little more. Once this mixture has been made sprinkle the cheese over the top and the slices of butter. Cover and Bake until potatoes are tender on 365 degrees. (Cooking in the microwave can save you a lot of time…cooking time is much shorter and you can brown the cheese in the oven if you would like to!)
Crumbled bacon and onion can be added to this recipe!
I may have to break down and make the potato dish. Just telling you about it made my mouth water. Maybe I should eat some breakfast…
I hope you want to try these recipes…let me know! Do you have any recipes to trade…I love sharing recipes! Have a great day!
Posted on March 13, 2012, in About me, cooking, Diet, Food, Just Between Cousins, recipes and tagged chicken, Crock pot, Dinner, easy, Itailian dressing, potatoes, what's for dinner?. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.