Slow Cooker Rustic Italian Chicken:

Prep Time: 40 min

Total: 4 hrs 40 mins

Servings Total: 4 Servings


What you need:

            4 boneless skinless chicken thighs

            ½ cup carrots, cut into ½-inch slices

            ¼ cup chopped red bell pepper

            ¼ cup sliced fresh mushrooms

            1 clove garlic, finely chopped

            1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

            1/8 teaspoon salt

            1/8 teaspoon pepper

            1 ½ cups crushed tomatoes, undrained

            1 ¼ cups uncooked penne pasta

            Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired

            Chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired


Make Slow Cooker Rustic Italian Chicken:

1.      Spray 1 ½-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker. Top with remaining ingredients except pasta, cheese and parsley.

2.      Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours. About 30 minutes before chicken is done, cook and drain pasta as directed on package.

3.      Serve chicken with pasta. Garnish with cheese and parsley