Tony's Italian Chicken and Peppers

by Lisa
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1 chicken cut up
1 pkg. hot Italian Sausages
1 (lb.) can diced tomatoes
1 small can tomato paste
1 onion
3 cloves garlic
1 handful fresh crushed basil (He used to get this from his mother’s garden)
1/4 tsp. hot red pepper flakes
4 – 5 green and red bell peppers
salt and pepper

Saute chicken and sausages in olive oil until browned. Set aside.  Saute onions and garlic in oil, add tomato  paste, tomatoes, basil, hot pepper flakes, salt and pepper.  Add chicken and sausages.  On a low flame simmer (covered) for 1 1/2 hours.  Last 15 minutes add Bell peppers which have been sauteed in a little olive oil.  Serve over rice or noodles.  DELICIOUS!

- Recipe courtesy of Fredrica Duke


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