Chicken & Sausage with Mushrooms & Peppers
2 lbs chickens, cut up (use preferred parts)
1 lb sweet Italian sausage links or hot Italian sausage or Italian chicken sausage
1/4 cup olive oil
1 1/2 cups chopped onions
2 cloves minced garlic
3 tablespoons oregano
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 tablespoon driced basil or 3 tablespoons fresh basil
2 red peppers, sliced
1 green pepper, sliced
2 cups mushrooms, sliced
1/4-1/2 cup red wine vinegar
Cut up sausage into 1 inch pieces.
Partly cover with 1/2 inch water in skillet.
Simmer for 20 minutes.
In large heavy bottom skillet or dutch oven heat olive oil.
Brown chicken pieces lightly on all sides adding salt and pepper to taste.
Add chopped onions, cover and steam for 5 minutes.
Add chopped garlic, cover and steam for 5 minutes.
Add oregano and basil, cover and steam for 5 minutes.
Add parsley, cover and steam for 5 minutes.
Add peppers and mushrooms cook uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring often.
Drain sausage, add to chicken.
Add vinegar to sausage dripping in pan stirring to loosen bits.
Add this to chicken and cook for another 5 minutes.