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Garlic Green Beans with Roasted Lemon Chicken


  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lemons. Slice 1 thinly; juice the other.
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¾ pound trimmed green beans
  • 8 small red potatoes quartered
  • 4 chicken breasts (bone in with skin)
Instructions: Preheat oven to 450F. Coat a large oven proof dish with 1 tbsp of olive oil. Place a single layer of lemon slices on bottom of dish. Combine remaining olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add green beans and toss to coat. Using a slotted spoon, fork or tongs, place green beans on top of lemon slices. Add chopped potatoes to oil mixture. Toss and place on outside edge of dish with beans and lemons. Add chicken to oil mixture and coat thoroughly. Place chicken skin side up in dish. Pour remaining olive oil mixture over the chicken. Cook in oven for 50 minutes. When cooked, remove chicken from dish and keep warm. Place the beans and potatoes back in the oven for about 10 minutes more or until the potatoes are tender. Serve warm.

Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts:

1 serving: 687 calories, 37 g fat (8 g saturated), 181 mg cholesterol, 735 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6.7 g protein