Slow Cooked Whole Chicken and Vegetables

3-5 pound whole chicken

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

5-6 stalks of celery cut into 1 inch pieces

1 pound bag baby carrots

10-12 baby red potatoes

1/2 cup chicken broth

1. Preheat crock pot to high setting. Place chicken into crock pot, breast side up. Season with salt, pepper and thyme. Add celery, carrots and potatoes. Pour in chicken broth, close lid and let cook on high for 4-5 hours or until chicken is cooked through. Serve with warm rolls and a salad if desired.

Makes 4-6 servings