3 garlic cloves, minced
1 green bell pepper, chopped
14 1/2 ounces crushed tomatoes
1/2 pound raw boneless, skinless chicken breasts
3 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup chopped white onion
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, plus extra for garnish
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes (or more if you like it spicy!)
4 ounces uncooked dry gemelli or penne pasta
Chopped fresh basil or parsley, for garnish
- In the slow cooker, stir together the garlic, bell pepper, crushed tomatoes, chicken, broth, onion, the cheese, basil, oregano, and red pepper flakes. Cook on high for 3 1/2 hours, or on low for 7 hours.
- Transfer chicken breasts to a cutting board and coarsely shred them; return them to the slow cooker; stir in the pasta. Cook on high for 30 minutes longer or until pasta is cooked al dente.
- Serve garnished with more Parmesan cheese and chopped basil or parsley.