Fresh Tomato-Chicken Casserole
8 good sized chicken breasts
3 fresh tomatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped,
or 1 can whole tomatoes chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 bay leaves
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp dried oregano or 1 Tbsp fresh
1 tsp dried basil or 1 Tbsp fresh
2 Tbsp minced parsley
1/2 cup grated low fat cheese of your choice
Arrange chicken snugly but not overlapping in shallow baking dish.
Combine Tomatoes, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, bay leaves, cumin,
oregano, basil, and parsley in a bowl mix well. Pour over chicken.
Cover. Bake at 350F for 45 min. or until chicken is tender. Sprinkle
with cheese, cover and bake for 15 minutes longer or until juices
run clear when chicken is pierced with a fork. Serve on top of
rice. Makes 8 servings.