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Old Fashioned Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

This recipe for Old Fashioned Chicken Cacciatore, by , is from Our Pennsylvania Roots Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:
Gaynor Beiler
Created: Sunday, July 31, 2005

Category:

Ingredients:
Enough chicken for 6 people
3 T. oil
3 T. butter
1 15 oz. can tomato sauce
1 1lb. 12 oz. can whole tomatoes
3/4 c. dry red wine
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. oregano
1 large or 2 small garlic cloves, minced
2 T. parsley
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
3 T. flour
3 T. water
1 6 oz. can mushrooms, drained

Directions:
Wash chicken, remove large pieces of fat and excess skin. Pat dry with paper towels. Heat oil and butter in 6 quart dutch oven. Brown the chicken pieces well.
Add all the rest of the ingredients except flour, water and mushrooms. Simmer, covered 45-5- minutes or until chicken is tender.
Combine flour and water, stir into sauce.
Add mushrooms. Cook 10 minutes longer or until sauce is thickened.

Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
I think this is a recipe from Paula Funk. I remember making this when we lived on Chestnut Street in Lancaster City. I think we also finished off the bottle of wine while it cooked!

 

 

 

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