Chicken and Biscuits

Chicken-and-Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped round red potato (2 medium)
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped carrot (2 medium)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped celery (1 medium)
  • 14 ounce can (drained weight)sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 2 garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca, crushed
  • 1 pound bone-in chicken thighs, skinned
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 ounce cream cheese, cut up
  • Cheesy Biscuits

Directions

1.In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine potato, carrot, onion, celery, mushrooms, garlic, thyme, sage, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle tapioca over the mixture. Top with chicken thighs. Pour broth over all.

2.Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours.

3.Remove chicken from slow cooker. When cool enough to handle, remove meat from bones and coarsely chop; discard bones. Return meat to slow cooker along with peas and cream cheese. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Stir well; serve with Cheesy Biscuits. Makes 6 servings.

Cheesy Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups packaged biscuit mix
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (2 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup milk

Directions1.Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a medium bowl combine biscuit mix and cheese. Stir in milk. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead 10 times. Pat into a 1/2-inch-thick circle. With a floured 3-inch biscuit cutter cut into rounds. Reroll scraps as needed. Place biscuits on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

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