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Now THIS is a tasty dinner!

I have to say this is one of the easiest and tastiest recipes I've found in a while. I found it on this web site, and I'm looking forward to poking around there to find other gems they may have. It was very easy to make although I did increase the amount of veggies and substituted the chicken I had on hand for the thighs specified in the recipe. (I think there's a chicken thigh shortage based on my last visit to our local grocery store.) I believe it's versatile enough that it could be varied by swapping some or all of the veggies for another. And next time I believe I'll reduce the oil a bit. But believe you me, it was tasty! 


Here are before-and-after photos for your viewing pleasure.


Greek Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced (about 3 tablespoons)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 chicken thighs, bone-in, skin-on
  • 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 large red onion, thinly sliced into wedges
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 F (220 C). In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, thyme, Dijon mustrd, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the chicken thighs in a bowl and pour 2/3 of the marinade on top, then use your hands to toss the chicken in the marinade and make sure it's well coated. Marinate the chicken for 10-15 minutes.
  • While the chicken is marinating, spread the veggies onto a baking sheet and drizzle the remaining marinade on top. Toss together to coat the vegetables.
  • Add the chicken thighs to the baking sheet, nestling them in amidst the veggies, and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the baking sheet from the oven, add the olives and feta, and then place it back in the oven for another 10-15 minutes, or til the veggies are softened and the chicken is cooked to 165 F.
  • Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley  before serving.

YUMMY!


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