Chicken Cacciatore Soup

prep time

10 minutes

cook time

8 hours

servings

6
Classic Chicken Cacciatore flavor in a hearty soup. Minimal prep is needed to get this soup ready for the slow cooker to have dinner ready at the end of a busy day.

ingredients

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
6 cups chicken stock
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, or boneless thighs
1 (28 ounce) can Tuttorosso® Diced Tomatoes in rich tomato juice
2 tablespoons Tuttorosso® Tomato Paste
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
6 ounces mini pasta of your choice
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and black pepper to taste
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

instructions

  • Heat oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add onion and green bell pepper; cook until vegetables are tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Add garlic, red pepper flakes and oregano; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Place the mixture into a 6 quart slow cooker.
  • Add the chicken stock, chicken, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, salt and black pepper, turn on high and cook for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to low and cook 6 to 8 hours.
  • Remove chicken and shred, return to slow cooker. Add pasta and cook on high until pasta is cooked al-dente, about 10 minute. Add cheese and stir until melted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.Sprinkle with basil and serve.
  • Stove Top Option: Heat oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add onion and green bell pepper; cook until vegetables are tender, 5 to 7 minutes Add garlic, red pepper flakes and oregano; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the chicken stock, chicken, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, salt and black pepper, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes before adding the pasta. Simmer until pasta is cooked al-dente, about 10 minutes. Mix in Parmesan cheese and stir until cheese has melted. Season again with salt and black pepper to your taste. Sprinkle with basil and serve.

nutrition

  • Calories:
    240
    |
  • Fats:
    5.0
    g
    |
  • Trans Fats:
    0
    g
    |
  • Cholesterol:
    60
    mg
    |
  • Sodium:
    1230
    mg
    |
  • Carbohydrate:
    21
    g
    |
  • Fiber:
    3
    g
    |
  • Protein:
    26
    g
    |
  • Vitamin A:
    20
    %
    |
  • Vitamin C:
    50
    %
    |
  • Calcium:
    10
    %
    |
  • Iron:
    8
    %

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