Italian Chicken & Beans (Slow Cooking Thursday 10/1/08)


A super simple slow cooker recipe. This smells sooooo good when it is cooking.

Italian Chicken and Beans (Slow Cooker)

Serves 6

1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, pressed
2 carrots, chopped
1 stalk celery. chopped
6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut in 1″ cubes
1 jar roasted red peppers, diced
1 can navy beans, drained
1 can chopped tomatoes
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
salt and pepper, to taste
1 1/2 cups marinara sauce
1 cup water, more or less
12 ounces spaghetti

In a crockpot, layer onion, garlic, carrots and celery on the bottom. Add the chicken next then the roasted peppers, beans, tomatoes, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. Add marinara sauce and water. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender and cooked.

During the last 15 minutes of cooking, prepare pasta according to package directions, drain and serve chicken on top.

For more Slow Cooking Thursday ideas, hop on over to Diary of a Stay at Home Mom.

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