Crockpot Chicken Penne/Farfalle

Dave B


Really simple start in the morning and forget till noon or dinner dish the entire family will enjoy, serve with a small wedge salad, maybe some crusty bread, a nice glass of red wine, and dinner is served!!!! Hope you enjoy

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30 Min
6 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


boneless/skinless chicken thighs
4 medium
sweet salad type peppers
1-2 slice
sweet onion
1 jar(s)
spaghetti sauce, meatless
1/2 c
parmesan cheese grated
green onions
2 slice
hickory smoked bacon


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1Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder, roll in flour

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2In a large cast iron skillet brown bacon on low to render out fat. Remove bacon set aside to have on salad with meal. Add olive oil to bacon fat & fry chicken thighs on medium for 4 min per side.

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3Warm sauce in microwave, add small amount to bottom of crockpot just to coat, areange browned chicken in bottom of crockpot

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4Top with sliced peppers and onions

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5Pour remaining sauce over and cook on low 3-4 hours

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6Add combination of dry penne and farfalle pasta and 3/4 cup of water, cover and cook till pasta is tender, be careful not to over cook the pasta.

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7Top with Parmesan cheese, red pepper flakes and chopped green onions to garnish.....enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian