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Autumn Chicken Dinner

4 medium size ears of corn
2 medium size zucchini, about 10 ounces each
4 large plum tomatoes
4 medium size chicken breast halves, about 2 1/2 pounds
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
salt
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoons olive or salad oil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Preheat oven to 400F. Remove husks and silk from corn. With serrated knife, cut each ear of corn crosswise into 3 pieces. Cut zucchini into 3 inch chunks. Cut each tomato lengthwise in half. Place chicken breasts in large roasting pan, 17 by 11 1/2 inches; sprinkle with oregano and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Arrange corn and zucchini around chicken. Bake chicken and vegetables 30 minutes. Add tomatoes and bake 15 minutes longer or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with a knife and vegetables are tender. Meanwhile, in a cup, with fork, mix lemon juice, olive or salad oil, chopped basil, sugar, crushed red pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Arrange chicken and vegetables on large platter. Brush chicken and vegetables with lemon mixture. Serves 4.

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