Bacon and Tomato Baked Chicken


Bacon and Tomato Baked Chicken

Bacon and Tomato Baked Chicken

Bacon and Tomato Baked Chicken from Hunt's® boasts tender chicken, baked with a lively tomato-vinegar sauce, then finished with a touch of smoky bacon.

Hands On: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
3 pounds broiler-fryer chicken pieces
1 can (12 oz each) Hunt's® Tomato Paste
1 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
6 cups hot cooked egg noodles, optional
6 slices bacon, cooked, drained, crumbled
Chopped fresh parsley, optional

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange chicken in dish; set aside.
  2. Place tomato paste, water, vinegar, basil and oregano in food processor container; cover. Process until well blended. Pour over chicken.
  3. Bake uncovered 45 to 50 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in thickest part and juices are clear when pierced with tip of knife (175° on meat thermometer). Serve chicken over noodles, if desired. Top with bacon. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

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