Dinner,  Foods For Health,  Herbs,  Lunch

Chicken, Tarragon & Thyme One Pot Wonder

This is a great recipe to try in the slow cooker this Dry season…packed with veggies, garlic & herbs….with the time-old chicken soup-type feel.


  • 1Tbs oilve oil
  • 500g chicken thigh cut into 2-3 even pieces
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2C chicken stock
  • 1C white wine
  • 2 peelings of orange zest
  • 1Tbs chopped Tarragon
  • Few sprigs Thyme
  • 3/4C frozen peas
  • 1C rissoni


  1. Heat the oil into slow cooker (or large pit on stove). Add onion, chicken, carrots, zucchini, & finally the garlic. Set on most appropriate setting for your time-frame.
  2. Add in the stock and white wine (or extra stock/water if you prefer), along with orange zest & herbs.
  3. Add in the rissoni and peas last, cooking till the pasta is cooked.
  4. Remove & discard the orange zest before serving.

Serves 2 adults & 2 kids….for babies you can simply blitz this entire dish up  & freeze into ice cube trays to have gourmet baby food on hand!

From Wendy Blume’s “Vegie Smugglers 2” cookbook.



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