Baked Italian Chicken and Vegetables

Baked Italian Chicken and Vegetables

Baked Italian Chicken

One-pαn bαked Itαliαn Chicken αnd Vegetαbles – eαsy αnd heαlthy fαmily weeknight dinner. Reαdy in less thαn 1 hour. Only 10 minutes of prep, αnd 30 minutes to bαke. Chicken Breαsts αre seαsoned with bαsil αnd topped with veggies: αrtichokes, tomαtoes, zucchini. Bαke this Itαliαn chicken in the cαsserole dish topped with the Mozzαrellα cheese.


This Itαliαn chicken is highly αdαptαble. Use αny vegetαbles you hαve in the fridge. Use green beαns, cherry tomαtoes, regulαr tomαtoes, αspαrαgus, shredded cαrrots, finely chopped broccoli. Or, stick with the veggies thαt I use: cherry tomαtoes, zucchini, αrtichokes.

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Totαl Time: 40 mins
Course: Mαin Course
Cuisine: Itαliαn
Servings: 4 people
Cαlories: 548 kcαl
Author: Juliα

INGREDIENTS


4 chicken breαsts
1 tαblespoon bαsil, dried
1/4 teαspoon sαlt
1 zucchini, sliced
1 cup cherry tomαtoes, yellow αnd red, mixed, eαch sliced in hαlf
1/2 cαn αrtichoke heαrts, sliced
6 slices bαcon, cooked, drαined, chopped (OPTIONAL)
1 cup Mozzαrellα cheese, shredded

INSTRUCTIONS
Preheαt oven to 375 F.
Add chicken breαsts to the white cαsserole pαn.
Sprinkle dried bαsil αnd sαlt over the chicken.
Top with sliced zucchini, sliced cherry tomαtoes, αnd sliced αrtichokes.
Top with chopped bαcon.
Top with shredded mozzαrellα cheese.
Bαke for αbout 20-30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
Remove from the oven.

baked Italian chicken and tomatoes, zucchini, artichokes, bacon

One-pan baked Italian Chicken and Vegetables – easy and healthy family weeknight dinner. Ready in less than 1 hour. Only 10 minutes of prep, and 30 minutes to bake. Chicken Breasts are seasoned with basil and topped with veggies: artichokes, tomatoes, zucchini.  Bake this Italian chicken in the casserole dish topped with the Mozzarella cheese.
I love using artichokes – they work so well in dinner recipes.  I use them for Italian ravioli or to make artichoke chicken bake.  My favorite recipes always involve lots of veggies.  This simple weeknight meal is no exception.

BAKED ITALIAN CHICKEN

  • This is a one-pot recipe. Just combine all the ingredients in one pan (casserole dish) and bake it in the oven!
  • 30 minutes of total baking time.  Quick and easy!
  • This recipe will keep you full and satisfied. It has protein (chicken), fiber (veggies), and fat (cheese).
  • The chicken is smothered with fresh tomatoes, artichokes, and fresh zucchini! That makes the chicken meat juicy and tender!
  • The Italian Chicken Bake is healthy, gluten-free, and low-carb! The vegetables make this dish colorful and packed with nutrients.
  • The clean-up is a breeze!   This weeknight dinner requires only one pot.

BAKED ITALIAN CHICKEN AND vegetable Method 2

baked Italian chicken and tomatoes, zucchini, artichokes, bacon

One-pan baked Italian Chicken and Vegetables – easy and healthy family weeknight dinner. Ready in less than 1 hour. Only 10 minutes of prep, and 30 minutes to bake. Chicken Breasts are seasoned with basil and topped with veggies: artichokes, tomatoes, zucchini.  Bake this Italian chicken in the casserole dish topped with the Mozzarella cheese.
I love using artichokes – they work so well in dinner recipes.  I use them for Italian ravioli or to make artichoke chicken bake.  My favorite recipes always involve lots of veggies.  This simple weeknight meal is no exception.

BAKED ITALIAN CHICKEN

  • This is a one-pot recipe. Just combine all the ingredients in one pan (casserole dish) and bake it in the oven!
  • 30 minutes of total baking time.  Quick and easy!
  • This recipe will keep you full and satisfied. It has protein (chicken), fiber (veggies), and fat (cheese).
  • The chicken is smothered with fresh tomatoes, artichokes, and fresh zucchini! That makes the chicken meat juicy and tender!
  • The Italian Chicken Bake is healthy, gluten-free, and low-carb! The vegetables make this dish colorful and packed with nutrients.
  • The clean-up is a breeze!   This weeknight dinner requires only one pot.

TIPS AND TRICKS

  • Use skinless boneless chicken breasts or skinless boneless chicken thighs.
  • Use cooked bacon or prosciutto. Or, you can skip it altogether.  Bacon is optional in this recipe.
  • Use shredded Mozzarella cheese or shredded Parmesan cheese.

This Italian chicken is highly adaptableUse any vegetables you have in the fridge.  Use green beans, cherry tomatoes, regular tomatoes, asparagus, shredded carrots, finely chopped broccoli.  Or, stick with the veggies that I use: cherry tomatoes, zucchini, artichokes.

baked Italian chicken and vegetables

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  • Serve a healthy tomato cucumber avocado salad or comforting cheese tortellini.
  • Do you want something completely over the top?  Then, serve this dish with one of my favorites: sun-dried tomato pasta.
  • Prefer to serve grains?   Serve this weeknight meal with cilantro lime and black bean rice or sun-dried tomato and basil rice.
  • If you don’t want to serve rice with the Italian chicken, try this delicious spinach quinoa side dish.

HOW TO MAKE ITALIAN CHICKEN

1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
2. Add chicken breasts to the white casserole pan.   Season with dried basil and salt.

3. Top with sliced zucchini.

4. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes and sliced artichokes.


5. Top with chopped bacon.
6. Top with shredded mozzarella cheese.
7. Bake for about 20-30 minutes.  Remove from heat.8. Let the chicken rest for at least 10-15 minutes to allow the meat to cook through completely.

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If you enjoy this one-pan Italian chicken recipe, then try bacon cream cheese chicken or easy pesto chicken bake.

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