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Rustic Italian Chicken

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 6 hrs
Yield

6

Savory chicken thighs are slow cooked to perfection along with fresh vegetables and Italian seasoning. A simple recipe that requires little effort or time in the morning, ready and waiting for you when you come home after a long day.  

Ingredients

  • 12 boneless skinless chicken thighs, about 2 pounds
  • 2 large carrots, cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold® Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 (28 ounce) can Red Gold® Crushed Tomatoes
  • 3 cups penne pasta, cooked and drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 370
  • fat 6 g
  • cholesterol 110 mg
  • sodium 970 mg
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • protein 30 g
  • calcium 2 %
  • iron 25 %

How to Make It

  1. Spray slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker and top with remaining ingredients, except pasta and garnish.

  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours. Serve chicken over pasta and garnish with cheese and parsley.

  3. Garnish Options: Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh Italian parsley