one pot lemon herb chicken

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Foody Schmoody
south shore, MA

A one pot meal that takes 5 minutes to prep? How you ask? I'll tell you below. As I was making this meal I said to myself (and to the hubby) "This is too easy to be good, sorry if it's lousy, we can get a pizza if so". I was not really looking forward to this BUT I was wrong. Not only did I enjoy it, I got smiles from around the entire table and was asked to mark it as "a keeper". A keeper indeed, it took just over an hour to cook but the prep was literally 5 minutes. Yes sir, in the keeper recipe box you go!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 5 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For one pot lemon herb chicken

  • 3 lg
    potatoes (cut into large chunks)
  • 3-4
    boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 can
    green beans (drained)
  • 1 pkg
    dry italian dressing mix (or 2 t mix recipe below)
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/2
    lemon (cut into slices)
  • DRY ITALIAN DRESSING MIX INGREDIENTS
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt

How To Make one pot lemon herb chicken

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Place lemon slices in a line down center of baking dish and top with the chicken.
  • 2
    Place the potatoes to one side of the chicken and the beans to the other side
  • 3
    Top everything with pats of butter and sprinkle everything with the italian seasoning.
  • 4
    Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour. About halfway through, remove and baste everything in the lovely lemony butter that is no doubt in the bottom of your pan. After an hour remove from oven and enjoy!
  • 5
    Note: If after an hour your potatoes are not tender enough for your liking, remove the chicken from the baking pan and place on a covered plate and return potatoes and beans to oven another 10 minutes. By removing the chicken you avoid drying it out with the extra cook time.

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