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Recipe of the Week - Italian Chicken Casserole

Italian chicken supper

A useful edition to the recipe collection. Tasty Italian chicken casserole. Serve with pasta and a good glass of red...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serves 6

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.