Slow Cooker Red Pepper Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Simple and delicious!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 - boneless chicken thighs
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 1 - 28 oz. can(s) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - tsp Italian seasoning
  • Side: - pasta**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Slice the red bell peppers and the white onion.
  2. Place the chicken breasts and chicken thighs into the base of the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Add the sliced red bell peppers and onions, then pour the crushed tomatoes over the top. Mix in the minced garlic and Italian seasoning.
  3. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. Once finished cooking, shred the chicken with 2 forks and mix into the tomato sauce.
  4. Just before dinner, cook the pasta as directed. Spoon the shredded chicken and sauce over the cooked pasta.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Red Pepper Chicken over pasta with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Seed and slice 4 red bell peppers. Slice 2 small white onions.
  2. Open 2 cans of crushed tomatoes.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 boneless chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the sliced red bell peppers
  • Half of the sliced white onions
  • Half of the crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning

Remove as much air as you can and seal. Freeze up to 6 months in your fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free if you serve it over gluten-free pasta.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Red Pepper Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the chicken with 2 forks.
Serve over pasta with salad.

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