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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
slow-cook:
on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 5 hours, plus 30 minutes
cook:
4 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim chicken thighs of any excess fat. Place them in the slow cooker bowl and scatter garlic cloves over top.

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  • In a small bowl, stir together the lemon zest, juice and the chicken broth; pour half of it (about 1/3 cup) into slow cooker. Cover and cook for 3 hours on HIGH or 5 hours on LOW.

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  • Remove chicken thighs to a platter and keep warm; discard garlic cloves. In a small bowl, stir together remaining 1/3 cup lemon juice mixture, cornstarch, salt and pepper. Whisk into slow cooker bowl with chopped spinach and cook another 30 minutes on HIGH or LOW.

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  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, about 4 minutes. Stir half of sauce from slow cooker bowl into pasta and serve remainder with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

376 calories; total fat 8g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 157mg; sodium 301mg; carbohydrates 31g; fiber 2g; protein 42g.

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