Cooking with Red Gold: Easy slow cooker Rustic Italian chicken

Need a nutritious delicious side dish this holiday season? Well, we have one that fits the bill -- an easy slow cooker Rustic Italian Chicken. And the key is in the can of Red Gold tomatoes!

Red Gold is a family owned Midwestern company that prides itself for freshness and high quality. Plus they are non-GMO certified so it's Midwestern wholesomeness at its best.

Jenny Bullistron, Chicago blogger and editor of Honey and Birch, showed us how easy and tasty this recipe really is. This recipe is perfect - because it goes in the slow cooker and is done when you get home!

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2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, around 12 thighs
2 large carrots, cut into 1/2 inch slices

1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
Salt and black pepper to taste
1 (14.5 ounce) can Red Gold Diced Tomatoes

1 (28 ounce) can Red Gold Crushed Tomatoes, or 2 (15 ounce) cans Red Gold Crushed Tomatoes
3 cups penne pasta, cooked and drained

- Spray slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker and top with remaining ingredients, except pasta and garnish.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours. Serve chicken over pasta and garnish with cheese and parsley.

Garnish Options: Parmesan cheese and chopped fresh Italian parsley