Baked Chicken with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


This is a perfect recipe for any summer party!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
55 Min


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    10 – 12 chicken thighs – with skin and bone
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    for the tomato and basil topping:
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    1 cup of fresh basil – chopped
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    1 bulb of fresh garlic - chopped
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    2 large plum tomatoes – diced (not too small)
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    1 tablespoon of lemon juice
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    ½ tsp. salt
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    ½ tsp. black pepper
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    2 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese
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    3 tablespoons olive oil
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    ¾ tsp. salt
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    ¾ tsp. black pepper
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    1 tsp. paprika
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    1 tsp. dried oregano
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    1 tsp. brown sugar

How to Make Baked Chicken with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil


  1. Preheat Oven 350 degrees:

    Clean and pat dry the chicken thighs.

    Combine in a bowl all of the ingredients for the tomato and basil topping and set aside.

    Combine in a small bowl the rub and set aside.

    Place the chicken in a baking pan and rub the rub on each thigh.

    Top with the tomato and basil topping and place in the oven.

    Bake 50-55 minutes or until juices run clear.

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About Baked Chicken with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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