Recipe of the Week - Italian Chicken Casserole
A useful edition to the recipe collection. Tasty Italian chicken casserole. Serve with pasta and a good glass of red...
Time to table - 1 hour
- 6 chicken breasts (tastier with skin left on)
- 1 finely chopped onion
- 2 crushed garlic cloves
- olive oil
- 2 x 400g tins tomatoes
- 4 tbsp mascarpone cheese
- a handful basil
Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5.
Using a large frying pan, fry the onion and garlic cloves in olive oil until softened.
Add both tins of tomatoes, season, and simmer for 10-15 minutes till thick.
Remove from the heat and stir in 4 tbsp mascarpone and half a handful of basil, roughly torn.
Heat a little olive oil in a pan and fry all the chicken breasts on both sides until golden.
Transfer to a baking dish and pour the sauce over the chicken.
Cook for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Scatter over the remaining half handful of basil.