Ok. Ok. I know this is not the most glamorous looking dish. However, it is so darn easy, so darn healthy, and so darn good. I just have to share!
The balsamic vinegar yields a nice tang, while the pears balance that out with a hint of sweetness. You’ll also find that by cooking the chicken in the slow cooker you get some natural chicken broth that mixes with the balsamic vinegar and this gives the perfect low-calorie sauce. We ate this dish with Baked Brown Rice and the sauce poured over the top was deeeeeelish!
Oh, and the slow cooker does all the work? Awesome!
Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken and Pears
Adapted from Laa Loosh
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts
2 medium sized pears, cored and sliced thick
3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
Place all ingredients in the slow cooker and let cook for about 4-6 hours on low, or until chicken falls apart easily.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving – Approx. 4 oz.)
Fat: 1.1g (0.0g = Sat.)
Sugars: 8.6g (mostly from pears)