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Rustic Italian Chicken

Family schedules are busy enough as it is, but add in the holiday hustle and bustle, and finding time to prepare a fresh meal that tastes great is a challenge to say the least! That’s where you put your slow cooker to work!  Creator of Dining with Alice, Alice Seuffert uses hers to prepare a Rustic Italian Chicken recipe from Red Gold Tomatoes.  

2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, around 12 thighs
2 large carrots, cut into ½ 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, or 2 (15 ounce) cans Red Gold® Crushed Tomatoes

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

3 cups penne pasta, cooked and drained

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