Angel hair pasta is one of my favorites. It’s delicate and can hold a sauce so well. The texture is tender and when cooked to the perfect al dente it still has just the right amount of bite.
In this recipe we break it down to the basics. Slow cooking boneless skinless chicken breast in marinara sauce, garlic, thyme, oregano and tomato paste . We then slice the chicken breast and return it back to the slow cooker mixing it all together with the angel hair. Topped off with some freshly grated parmesan cheese and you have a meal so easy and so good you’ll be making it more than expected.
1 24oz jar marinara sauce
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1 tablespoon italian seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
3 chicken breast boneless skinless
12 oz angel hair pasta cooked according to package
1 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
In a 6 quart slow cooker add in marinara, tomato paste and italian seasoning. Mix well until tomato paste is fully incorporated.
Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper then place in slow cooker. Press into the sauce and spoon some sauce over top of each chicken breast.
Remove chicken from slow cooker and slice, return to sauce.
Cook pasta just before the 4 hours is up and add in with sliced chicken. Gently mix then top with parmesan and serve. Garnish with fresh basil if desired.