Baked Chicken Breasts and Vegetables

Baked Chicken Breasts and Vegetables

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.

Serves

  • This recipe serves 4.

Time

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 300 per serving
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 4g

Notes

  • 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.

Allergy Warning

  • Check for individual allergies and dietary restrictions.