Chicken, garlic, tomatoes, artichokes, olives...how could a dish with these ingredients be anything but flavorful? I printed out this recipe for Mediterranean Chicken and Pasta a couple of weeks ago and decided to try it tonight. With those ingredients, it seemed like it would be a sure-fire hit, but something is definitely lacking. The chicken was tender and tasty, but the overall flavor was a little bland.
I made some modifications to the recipe, using stewed tomatoes instead of roasted peppers and adding capers. I probably should have drained the liquid from the tomatoes, because I ended up with a very soupy sauce. The capers gave the dish a little added sharpness, but it still wasn't enough. Although I wasn't completely satisfied with how this turned out, I may give it another try. Next time with crushed tomatoes and topping it off with some grated parmesan. I have leftovers, so I plan to pick up some grated cheese tomorrow and see how that works out.