Promotions, new products, original recipes... subscribe to our newsletter!

Cultural Hero Image

Penne with Chicken and Coffee Ragù Sauce

Servings: 4-6
Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 5 hours 15 minutes

CRAVING A GREAT SLOW COOKER CHICKEN RECIPE? WITH THIS COLD JANUARY WEATHER, YOU CAN’T GET MUCH MORE COMFORTING THAN A SLOW COOKER CHICKEN RECIPE LIKE OUR PENNE WITH CHICKEN AND COFFEE RAGÙ SAUCE, MADE SAVOURY WITH OUR DELICIOUS VAN HOUTTE® COLOMBIAN DARK RECYCLABLE K-CUP® PODS. TRY IT! IT’S TOTALLY DELICIOUS

Featured Coffee
Product Image
More about this product

Preparation

  • 1

    In a large pan, grill the chicken thighs in several batches over high heat, turning every 2 to 3 minutes to brown them.

  • 2

    Season with salt and pepper as you cook the chicken thighs.

  • 3

    Place the browned thighs in the slow cooker.

  • 4

    In the same pan, turn the heat down to medium-high and cook the pancetta, onion, celery, carrot, garlic and rosemary 5 to 8 minutes, until all ingredients are nicely browned.

  • 5

    Add the coffee, diced tomatoes, hot pepper flakes and bring to a boil.

  • 6

    Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • 7

    Pour the mixture onto the chicken thighs.

  • 8

    Cover and cook 5 hours on low temperature or 3 hours on high temperature.

  • 9

    Cook the pasta according to packaging directions.

  • 10

    Drain the pasta and mix it with the chicken sauce.

  • 11

    Add the baby spinach just before serving.

  • 12

    Top with pecorino cheese and serve immediately.

Ingredients Fermer

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lb. (750 g) boneless chicken thighs
  • 4.4 oz. (125 g) pancetta, diced
  • 1 large onion, minced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 sprigs rosemary
  • 1 cup brewed Van Houtte® Colombian Dark K-Cup® pod coffee
  • One 28 oz. (796 ml) can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp. hot pepper flakes
  • One 1 lb. (500 g) box of penne or fusilli
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • Pecorino cheese
  • Salt and ground pepper
Back to top