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Baked Italian Chicken

A simple and scrumptious baked chicken dinner!
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time55 minutes
Servings - 4 servings


  • 4 small or 3 large chicken breasts (about 1.2 lbs.)
  • 1 cup Italian dressing
  • 1 cup brown rice, uncooked
  • 1/2 LARGE butternut squash (about 1 lb.)
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • Plus some BBQ sauce for the kid's chicken


  • Marinate chicken breasts in Italian dressing in a 9x13-inch glass baking dish for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Bake marinated chicken breasts at 350 for 45-55 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the center.
  • Cook brown rice according to package directions. Takes about 45-50 minutes for "raw" brown rice to cook!
  • Reheat or cook butternut squash.
  • Cook frozen peas as directed on package instructions.
  • Serve Baked Italian Chicken with Brown Rice, Butternut Squash, and Peas.