Busy Day Chicken Marinara
2 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs
1 medium bell pepper, chopped (i used a yellow one)
½ med. onion, peeled and chopped
1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
4 cups chunky tomato pasta sauce (i used homemade, but ragu will work, too)
grated parmesan cheese (for serving)
chopped parsley or a sprig of basil for garnish
Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper; set aside.
Lightly spray a 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
Pour ½ of sauce into slow cooker, followed by half the bell pepper, onion and garlic.
Next, add all the chicken thighs; add the other half of the bell pepper, onion and garlic, followed by the remaining marinara sauce.
Cover and cook on 4½ hours.
Serve over any pasta you like sprinkled with grated parmesan, with a green vegetable or a crisp green salad, a glass of red and garlic bread to round out your meal.
Last Updated: Thu, Mar 31, 2016