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Everyone Will Love This Chicken with Potatoes and Tomatoes Recipe

Chicken with Potatoes and Tomatoes

Everyone Will Love This Chicken with Potatoes and Tomatoes Recipe

Some people love to sell tomatoes short. We don't. With the right recipe, tomatoes can be the star of any dish. They can help bring an otherwise bland and boring dinner to life. That's exactly what they do in this chicken and potatoes recipe.

Chicken and potatoes is a fairly classic meal. Chicken is one of the most popular meats in America, and potatoes have been a staple on dinner tables for centuries. Plain chicken and potatoes certainly make for a boring meal, so we've decided to spice things up.

The use of various spices, garlic, and tomatoes makes this dish much more flavorful and robust than ordinary chicken and potatoes. It will leave your family satisfied, while still providing them with a meal that's equal parts hearty and healthy. This is a great meal to make for a cold evening!

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Chicken with Potatoes and Tomatoes


1 teaspoon olive oil
1 ½ pounds skinless boneless chicken thighs, trimmed of all visible fat
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, chopped
3 plum tomatoes, chopped
1 large baking potato, peeled and cubed
¾ cup chicken broth
½ cup chopped fresh basil



1.  Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

2.  Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper and sauté until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes.

3.  Add the onion and garlic; cook until the onion is just tender, about 5 minutes longer.

4.  Stir in the tomatoes, potato, and broth.

5.  Cover, reduce the heat, and simmer until the chicken is cooked through and the potatoes tender, about 20 minutes.

6.  Remove from heat and stir in the basil. Serve with steamed broccoli.

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