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Tomato-Basil Chicken

Tomato and basil pair perfectly over chicken.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Yield 4 servings


  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 can 14 oz. Italian seasoned diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup julienned fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat butter in skillet. Add onion and cook over medium heat until translucent, 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for one minute. Increase heat to high; add tomatoes and cook until liquid is almost evaporated, 5-10 minutes. Add cream and bring to boil; boil until slightly thickened, approximately 3 minutes. Stir in basil, salt and pepper. Arrange chicken in shallow baking dish; pour sauce on top. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is done.

Recipe Notes

Source: Steph Jensen