Chicken Tomato Pasta

Advocate staff photo by Heather McClelland  -- Fresh tomatoes and vegetables are combined with canned tomato paste to make the sauce for slow-cooked Chicken Tomato Pasta. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by Heather McClelland -- Fresh tomatoes and vegetables are combined with canned tomato paste to make the sauce for slow-cooked Chicken Tomato Pasta.

ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE

Chicken Tomato Pasta

Serves 4 to 6. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

4 to 6 chicken breasts or thighs

4 large fresh tomatoes

1 onion, chopped

2 celery stalks, chopped

1 green bell pepper, chopped

1 (6-oz.) can tomato paste

1 tsp. basil

1 tsp. Italian seasoning

1 tsp. black pepper

1 tsp. sugar

Cooked angel hair pasta

1. Put chicken into slow cooker.

2. Put tomatoes, onion, celery, bell pepper, tomato paste and seasonings into blender.

3. Puré e and pour over chicken in slow cooker. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.

4. Serve over cooked angel hair pasta.