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Friday’s Food For Thought – Chicken & Garlic Vegetables

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Chicken & Garlic Vegetables

Photo by pinprick

Prep time: 28 minutes
Baking time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 4 large carrots
  • 12 cloves garlic
  • 8 ounces small white mushrooms
  • 4 chicken breast halves
  • Fresh thyme sprigs for garnish, optional


  • Preheat oven to 450.
  • Combine lemon juice, olive oil, salt, rosemary, thyme and pepper in a small bowl and mix.
  • Peel potatoes (if desired) and cut into chunks. Cut the carrots into chunks. Combine potatoes, carrots, garlic and mushrooms in a 12 × 9-inch baking pan.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice mixture to vegetable mixture and toss to mix. Place chicken on top, drizzle with remaining lemon juice mixture.
  • Bake in upper third of oven for about 20 minutes, reduce temperature to 375.
  • Bake mixture until an instant-read thermometer inserted in center of the meat registers 180. (about 25 minutes)
  • Transfer chicken and vegetables to a serving plate using a slotted spoon. Drizzle with pan juices. Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs. (if desired)

Tip: This meal is excellent with parsnips! Peel two carrots and two parsnips, cut into chunks.

Enjoy! Have a Great Weekend!