The Best Easy Baked Chicken!

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Submitted by Adrienne D.

Approx. 2 packs of cherry tomatoes or other small tomatoes (cut in 1/2) – I buy the mixed colors when they are in season
A whole garlic bulb – put the whole cloves in the dish
A bunch of basil leaves
One red chile pepper finely chopped
Small potatoes halved or quartered
Chicken legs (when I`m making it for the kids, I throw drumsticks in too – they love them)

Salt and Pepper (go heavy on the salt) the chicken and drizzle with a little olive oil.  Put the chicken over the rest of the ingredients so that it gets crispy.  I like to start it with the underside of the legs up and flip them 1/2 way through.  That way when you take it out of the oven, you have the nicer looking side facing up and it is ready to serve.  If you don`t put the chicken on top, it may turn out soggy.  Cook it for an hour and a 1/2 on 350.