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Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Tomatoes & Basil

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 1/2 (about 3 cups) tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoons basil
  • Salt & pepper
  • 4-5 tablespoons olive oil

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

60 minutes

Serves:

Italy, the Italian Riviera to be exact is the inspiration for Bacon Wrapped Chicken with tomatoes & Basil.

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Peel, seed and chop the tomatoes.
  3. Place tomatoes in a non-stick sauce pan and cook over medium heat until softened and juice is reduced by half.
  4. Add basil, stir and remove from heat.
  5. Pour tomatoes into a baking dish and sprinkle with salt & pepper.
  6. Finely slice the garlic clove.
  7. Place one garlic slice into the center of each chicken thigh.
  8. Wrap chicken thighs with one slice of bacon each.
  9. Snuggle the chicken thighs into the tomato basil sauce.
  10. Drizzle with olive oil.
  11. Bake 55-60 minutes.