Dutch Oven Chicken Cacciatore
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste
2 pounds chicken thighs skin on
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion chopped in 1 inch pieces
16 ounces baby bella mushrooms quartered
6 cloves garlic finely diced
1 14.5 ounce can whole peeled tomatoes with juice
1/2 cup red wine
1 14.5 oz can pitted black with juice
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tbs Italian seasoning
1 red bell pepper cut into strips
1 green pepper cut into strips
Hot cooked pasta
Season chicken with salt and pepper.
Add oil to the bottom of your 12 inch Dutch oven and brown chicken using bottom heat on both sides. Set aside. Add onions and mushrooms sauté until onions become translucent.
Place chicken back in the DO. Add garlic, tomatoes, wine, olives, cayenne pepper and Italian seasonings. Distribute red and green pepper on top.
Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes at 350 degrees using 9 coals beneath and 16 coals on top to get 350 degrees in your 12 inch Dutch oven
Serve over your favorite pasta with grated parmesan.