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crockpot chicken penne/farfalle

a recipe by
Dave T.
Cades Cove, TN

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

serves 2-4
prep time 30 Min
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For crockpot chicken penne/farfalle

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

How To Make crockpot chicken penne/farfalle

  • 1
    Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder, roll in flour
  • 2
    In 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.
  • 3
    Warm sauce in microwave, add small amount to bottom of crockpot just to coat, areange browned chicken in bottom of crockpot
  • 4
    Top with sliced peppers and onions
  • 5
    Pour remaining sauce over and cook on low 3-4 hours
  • 6
    Add 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.
  • 7
    Top with Parmesan cheese, red pepper flakes and chopped green onions to garnish.....enjoy!!

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