Baked Chicken Breasts and Vegetables: A Wholesome Delight
If you’re looking for a wholesome and delicious meal, Baked Chicken Breasts and Vegetables is the perfect choice. This dish combines tender chicken breasts with a colorful array of vegetables, all baked to perfection. Whether you’re a busy weeknight cook or preparing for a special occasion, this recipe has you covered.
- This recipe serves 4.
- Preparation Time: 15 minutes
- Cooking Time: 40 minutes
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 2 cups of mixed vegetables (e.g., carrots, bell peppers, zucchini)
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- In a large bowl, mix the olive oil, dried thyme, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
- Add the chicken breasts and vegetables to the bowl, ensuring they are evenly coated with the seasoned oil.
- Place the chicken breasts and vegetables in a single layer on a baking sheet or in a baking dish.
- Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C) and the vegetables are tender.
- Garnish with fresh parsley if desired, and serve hot.
- Calories: 300 per serving
- Protein: 30g
- Carbohydrates: 10g
- Fat: 15g
- Fiber: 3g
- Sugar: 4g
- Feel free to customize the vegetable selection based on your preferences.
- You can marinate the chicken in the seasoned oil for extra flavor.
- Ensure the chicken is cooked through by using a meat thermometer.
- Check for individual allergies and dietary restrictions.