Chicken Cacciatore

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Ethnicity
Italian  
Base Type
Poultry  
Course
Entree  
Preparation Time
60+ Minutes  
Difficulty
Intermediate  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
Serves 8-12  
Source
 
Source Description
 
Last Modified
2017-07-05  
User
Greg



Ingredients
                
2 ea
Whole chicken, roasting

1 ea
Large onion, red

6 clv
garlic

1 pk
16oz mushroom, button

1 cn
15oz tomato, diced

1 cn
15oz tomato sauce

1 cn
7oz tomato paste

2 T
olive oil

2 T
fresh basil leaves, fresh

2 T
fresh oregano

1 T
salt

2 pk
16oz spaghetti


Directions
Into a large dutch oven, pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil, chop 1 large red onion, mince 6 cloves of garlic, slice one pound of fresh mushrooms.  Sautee the onions, garlic and mushrooms over medium heat until softened.

Cut 2 whole chickens into 10 pieces ea, and place into dutch oven on top of sautéed vegetables.  Add 1 can of crushed / diced tomatoes, 1 can of tomato sauce and 1 can of tomato paste. Bring chicken to a boil, and reduce heat to a simmer.  Add chopped fresh oregano, chopped fresh basil and salt.   Simmer on low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked (meat pulls off of bone easily).

In a separate pot, cook your pasta (spaghetti, linguini, etc) al dente.

Serve chicken and vegetables on top of pasta.
 
Serves 8-12