Sheet pan dinners are the perfect weeknight meal – they require minimal effort, are full of flavor, and are a great way to get in a healthy dose of vegetables. This sheet pan chicken meal with root vegetables and carrots is a delicious, easy-to-make, and nutritious meal that will leave your family satisfied.
For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
-1 lb chicken legs. You can also use boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
-1 lb baby yellow or red potatoes
-1 lb carrots
-1 red bell pepper
-1 lb root vegetables (such as parsnips, turnips, squash or sweet potatoes)
-3-4 tablespoons olive oil
-1 teaspoon garlic powder
-1 teaspoon onion powder
-Salt and pepper, to taste
You will also need the following kitchen equipment:
-1 large sheet pan
-1 large bowl
-1 small bowl
To prepare this meal, preheat your oven to 400°F. Place the chicken onto the sheet pan. In a large bowl, mix together the olive oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Toss the potatoes, carrots, and root vegetables into the bowl and mix until everything is evenly coated. Spread the vegetables onto the sheet pan, making sure they are evenly distributed around the chicken. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
To garnish your sheet pan meal, consider adding fresh herbs such as rosemary or thyme, chopped parsley, lemon wedges, or a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese. If you’d like to add a bit of spice, consider sprinkling some red pepper flakes on the chicken and vegetables before baking.
This sheet pan chicken meal with root vegetables and carrots is a delicious and easy way to get a healthy and flavorful dinner on the table in no time. Enjoy!
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