Russ' Recipes
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( 4 quart Slow Cooker )

( " Note " )
If you leave out the chicken
and include meatballs
this is also a great " Spaghetti Sauce " !

See Slow Cooker Cautions for this meal by clicking below:
Caution #1   ~   Caution #2

Ingredients:

  •   1 - pound boneless, skinless, Chicken thighs and/or breasts  ( mix as desired )

  •   1 - 28 oz. can of crushed tomatoes  ( * )

  •   2 - 14 oz. cans of diced tomatoes  ( * )

  •   1 - small can of tomato paste  ( * )

  •   4 - cloves of garlic, chopped - ( or more to taste )

  •   1/4 - cup red cooking wine   - ( if desired for taste )

  •   1 - small onion diced  ( ** )

  •   2 - teaspoons of dried basil - ( or more to taste )

  •   2 - teaspoons of dried italian seasonings - ( or more to taste )

  •   1 - tablespoon of sugar - ( cuts the acidity of the tomatoes )

  •   1 - 12 oz. box of Rotini   - ( or pasta of choice )

Directions:

  1.   Add all ingredients except for chicken and pasta to slow cooker and stir.

  2.   If using chicken breasts and they are large cut in half ( long ways ) for quicker cooking.

  3.   If using chicken thighs cut most of the fat off of them if desired.

  4.   Add chicken to slow cooker and stir.

  5.   Cover and cook on low for " 4 " hours.

  6.   " Later " cook your pasta as desired.

  7.   Serve chicken and sauce over the pasta.

  8.   Enjoy alone or with a salad!

Tips & Ideas:

    ( * ) - When I buy these 3 products I try to get them with some type of italian seasoning already mixed in with them if possible.

    ( ** ) - You can also add add mushrooms, peppironi, and sweet green peppers for more of a " Chicken Cacciatore " flavor.

  • Our Favorite Italian Dressing for marinating and as a salad dressing is " Garlic Expressions " ( a combination of garlic, olive oil, vinegar, & italian seasoning ) and everyone we have recommended it to ends up loving it .... ( see photo below ) .


                                 
 
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