Mediterranean Chicken Bake with Artichoke Hearts

Mediterranean Chicken Bake with Artichoke Hearts

A low carb, Mediterranean diet inspired recipe. Wonderfully warm chicken bake with artichoke hearts, served with brown rice.

Mediterranean Chicken Bake with Artichoke Hearts

Category: Meat Free Mondays

Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Mediterranean Chicken Bake with Artichoke Hearts

Low Carb, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Dairy Free (omit cheese), Family Friendly

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts/thighs
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tin quartered artichoke hearts, drained
  • sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 tin diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto or fresh basil, chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180C.
  • In a large frying pan, heat oil over medium heat. Sprinkle chicken all over with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan and brown both sides, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  • Then transfer thighs to a large oven dish and arrange in a single layer. Add chopped artichoke hearts and black olives.
  • Pour tomatoes over the top, sprinkle the basil pesto evenly, then top with grated cheese.
  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Turn oven to grill and cook another 2 to 3 minutes, to lightly brown cheese on top.
  • Remove from oven and serve with brown rice.
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Recipe adapted from All Day I Dream About Food

Posted on: March 23, 2018mammachefjozi

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