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baked Italian chicken and vegetables
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Baked Italian Chicken and Vegetables

Italian Chicken and Veggies - easy and healthy one-pan dinner.  The clean-up is a breeze!  Tender and moist chicken is seasoned with basil and packed with flavor.   Tomatoes, artichokes, and zucchini add color.  Mozzarella cheese makes this Italian chicken dinner a perfection! Colorful, nutritious, gluten-free, and low-carb recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword baked Italian chicken, Italian dinner recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 548kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon basil , dried
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 zucchini , sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes , yellow and red, mixed, each sliced in half
  • ½ can artichoke hearts , sliced
  • 6 slices bacon , cooked, drained, chopped (OPTIONAL)
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese , shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Add chicken breasts to the white casserole pan. 
  • Sprinkle dried basil and salt over the chicken. 
  • Top with sliced zucchini, sliced cherry tomatoes, and sliced artichokes. 
  • Top with chopped bacon.
  • Top with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for about 20-30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. 
  • Remove from the oven.
  • Let the Italian chicken sit in the casserole dish for at least 10-15 minutes to allow the meat to cook through completely. 

Notes

  • Use regular chicken breasts or half each chicken breast in half.  The total baking time should be about 20-30 minutes.  It will depend on the thickness of your chicken breasts.
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for up to 4 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in the preheated oven at 350 F for about 20 minutes.  Or, reheat in the microwave oven for 1 minute.

Nutrition

Calories: 548kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 997mg | Potassium: 1131mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1060IU | Vitamin C: 30.4mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 1.9mg