December 15, 2010

Spicy Chicken with Peppers and Olives

Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: 6 to 7 hours on low or 3 to 3-1/2 hours on high, Makes: 6 servings.

2-1/2 to 3 lbs. meaty chicken pieces(breast halves, thighs and drumsticks), skinned
Black Pepper
1 small yellow pepper, coarsely chopped
1/2 C. sliced, pitted ripe lives and / or pimiento-stuffed green olives
1 26oz. jar spicy red pepper pasta sauce
    Hot cooked whole wheat pasta

    Place chicken in a 3-1/2 or 4 quart slow cooker. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Add sweet pepper and olives to slow cooker. Pour pasta sauce over chicken mixture in slow cooker.
   Cover and cook on low heat for 6 to 7 hours or 3 to 3-1/2 hours on high heat.
If desired, serve chicken and sauce over hot cooked pasta.

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