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Roasted Chicken & Herb Dressing

Roasted Chicken & Herb Dressing Recipe

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Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories)




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30 Min
1 Hr 45 Min


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4 lb
whole chicken
olive oil, extra virgin
seasonings of choice (i love mccormick original chicken seasoning)


12 oz. pkg
stove top stuffing for chicken or savory herb
1 can(s)
chicken broth, low salt
1/4 c
1 large
onion, chopped
1 pkg
spinach, frozen, thawed & squeezed of juice
6 slice
bacon, raw, chopped into pieces
5 clove
garlic, minced
1 tsp
sage, dried
1 tsp
rosemary, dried
3 Tbsp
heavy cream
3 Tbsp
lemon juice

How to Make Roasted Chicken & Herb Dressing


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. with 2 oven racks in oven.

    Place a roasting rack in a large roasting pan. Rinse chicken; pat dry with paper towels.

    Pour olive oil into hand & spread all over chicken skin.

    Season chicken inside & out with desired seasonings.

    In a large bowl, toss stove top with chicken broth.

    In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, spinach, bacon, garlic, sage & rosemary to skillet; saute until tender, about 7 minutes.
  • 4Add spinach mixture to dressing mixture. Stir in heavy cream & lemon juice; mix well.
  • 5In a large greased baking dish, pour dressing mixture in.
  • 6On lower oven rack, place dressing dish & on upper oven rack, place roasting pan.

    Roast chicken until chicken is golden, about 1 hour 45 minutes.

    NOTE: Halfway through cooking time, you may want to switch chicken to lower rack & dressing to upper rack.

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