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Sunday Chicken Supper

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Ingredients

4 medium carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
1 celery rib, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 cups cut fresh green beans (2-inch pieces)
5 small red potatoes, quartered
1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 3-1/2 pounds), cut up
4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1-1/2 cups hot water
2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
Pinch pepper

Instructions

In a 5-quart slow cooker, layer the first seven ingredients in order listed. In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; pour over the top. Do not stir. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until vegetables are tender and chicken juices run clear. Remove chicken and vegetables. Thicken juices for gravy if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Betty E. Johnson
Moline



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