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Chicken Cacciatore with Angel Hair Pasta

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2 finely minced cloves of garlic
3 peeled and sliced carrots
1 julienne red bell pepper
1 julienne green bell pepper
1 cup of sliced domestic mushrooms
1 cup of sliced baby portobello mushrooms
1 cup of peeled pearl onions
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
20 to 25 rosemary leaves
2 split chicken breasts
4 chicken thighs
3 chopped bacon strips (can substitute with 1 tablespoon of olive oil)
1 cup of red wine
28 ounce can of whole peeled tomatoes and juice
1 pound of cooked angel hair pasta
Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste


In a dutch oven or cassoulet dish cook the bacon until crispy.  Once brown, remove from the pan and set aside.  Season the chicken on all sides with salt and pepper and caramelize in the same pan in the bacon fat until golden brown on all sides, but not cooked through.  Note: If you don’t want to use bacon just simply brown the chicken in olive oil.

When the chicken is brown remove from the pan and set aside.  Pour the prepared vegetables into the pot and caramelize very well.  Once brown deglaze with wine and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.  Next, add in the tomatoes and cook for 3 to 4 more minutes.  Add in herbs, crispy bacon, salt and pepper and the chicken and slightly submerge in the vegetable and wine mixture.

Put a top on the pot and finish in the oven on 375° for 1 hour.

Serve the cooked chicken, veggies and cooking liquid on top of the cooked angel hair pasta.

Download Recipe PDF  |  Recipe created by Chef Billy Parisi

Chicken Cacciatore with Angel Hair Pasta

Chicken Cacciatore with Angel Hair Pasta

Heinen's Grocery Store

By Heinen's Grocery Store

In 1929, Joe Heinen opened the doors of a small butcher shop on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio, aiming to establish himself as the city’s purveyor of quality meats. As customers came into Heinen’s new shop for their meat purchases, they began asking him to carry groceries as well. Joe added homemade peanut butter, pickles and donuts and by 1933, business had grown enough to include a line of produce and canned goods. Heinen’s Grocery Store was born.

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