When I want to make a good impression without going to a lot of work, this is the meal I serve. It tastes fantastic, prep is minimal (10 minutes) and best of all it bakes in the oven while you do other things, making it perfect for dinner parties or nights where you just want a warm, delicious dinner without a lot of effort! And if that weren’t enough, this Parmesan and Artichoke Heart Baked Chicken plates up beautifully too!
This recipe is brought to you by Cappello’s Grain Free Pasta!
Just pour olive oil, veggies, parmesan cheese, herbs and spices into a baking dish. Then add chicken tenders, top with more cheese and bake. That’s it! If you are feeding a crowd use a bigger dish and double the recipe. (or use two dishes)
What to Serve It With:
You can serve this beautiful chicken dish over just about anything that floats your boat: pasta, rice, mashed potatoes, or even cauliflower puree. I served mine over Cappello’s Grain Free Fettuccine! This pasta is handmade using almond flour, making it naturally grain and gluten free. You can click to find out where to buy or order and have it delivered to your door.
Just look at that pasta smothered in tender chicken, warm vegetables and cheese! Who knew easy could look and taste this good?!
The Recipe: Parmesan and Artichoke Heart Baked Chicken
You will need a glass or ceramic baking dish and a microplane for grating fresh Parmesan. Of course it’s always great to have a quality knife!
This is a great meal for dinner parties because it can be prepped in advance and then placed in the oven when ready. If feeding a crowd, use a bigger baking dish and double the recipe. If you are doubling the recipe in one dish you may not need to double the amount of oil. Try adding just enough oil to cover the chicken.
- 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
- Juice of half a lemon
- 1/4 cup flat leaf Italian Parsley chopped
- 1 1/2 cups freshly grated parmesan cheese separated
- 2-3 cloves garlic peeled and minced
- 1 15 oz. can artichoke hearts packed in water drained and chopped (drain can then press artichoke hearts firmly between paper towels to remove excess water)
- 1 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
- 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 1/2 lbs chicken tenders If you can't find tenders, make your own by thinly cutting chicken breasts
- rice, pasta or cauliflower rice if desired
Preheat oven to 375 degrees and place oven rack in center position
Prep all the ingredients
Combine all ingredients in a 8x13" baking dish except half of the parmesan cheese and the chicken tenders
Stir until well mixed
Add chicken and toss well, top with remaining parmesan cheese
Bake for 30 minutes
Serve alone or over rice, pasta or cauliflower rice
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I want to make this! Sounds amazing – I love artichoke!!!
This looks really good and easy to prepare. I love your blog. We are very into organic stuff. ❤️❤️
Thanks so much!
Oh my goodness this looks delicious! I am going to give this a try. I love artichokes, chicken and pasta. This is totally up my alley!
Hope you love it!
that dish looks so delicious! I’ll definitely have to try this recipe during the week… it might even turn out to be one of the family favorites… yum!
Thanks Eloise! It’s such an easy but still “fancy” meal!
Oh I’d LOVE to try this with Capello’s. Great idea. Chicken and artichokes are so good together – like peas and carrots. This looks like a meal everyone in my family would love!
You’ll love Cappellos!
Don’t know why I have never combine chicken and artichokes together in one dish. Always made them separate. Not anymore.
This sounds so easy and delicious! I love recipes that do all the work in the oven!
This sounds so delicious! Love all of that parm and the artichoke hearts. Their pasta sounds awesome too! I haven’t had it before.
Wow, I love this idea for feeding guests. Love how easy it is, and that these are ingredients everyone loves. Thanks, Linda!!
Wow, this looks so easy! I will definitely have to try it soon. Love artichokes + garlic. 🙂
I love everything about this! YUM!
Oh I love their pasta!
Beautiful presentation and so easy too!
This sounds delicious! Just checking 1 1/2 cups of olive oil????
Looks delicious! If I double the recipe do I really need to double the olive oil?
If you double the recipe in the same dish I would say just add enough olive oil to make sure the chicken is covered. You may get away with less oil.
I usually double the recipe so we can eat it for two days – how do you prevent the olive oil from becoming solid the next day (should I remove some of the oil when I put it in the fridge?)
I wouldn’t. It will become liquid again when you reheat. And a double batch is always a good idea!
I love it! So easy:) Thanks Ilona
I love olive oil and balked at that amount but added it anyway and it was…a lot. I felt that much drowned out the parmesan.
You could get away with less next time, but I usually find any less doesn’t cover all the chicken.