Root vegetables are great because they last a long time and they all taste so good together. Try mixing root vegetables you know that you like with new varieties you want to try!

Average Cost: $13.36
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Average Cook Time: 40 minutes
Average Servings: 9

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  • 1 Pound carrots (5 medium carrots)
  • 1 Large onion
  • 1 Clove garlic
  • 1 Pound root vegetables, such as red potatoes, beets, turnips, rutabagas, or parsnips (2 1/2 cups chopped)
  • 1 Large lemon
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1/4 Cup canola oil
  • 1 Tsp dried oregano
  • 1 Tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 Tsp salt
  • 1/4 Tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 Pounds boneless, skinless chicken pieces (48 ounces of chicken, fresh or frozen)
  • 1 Tsp fresh or 1/4 Tsp dried rosemary


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Step 2

Cut lemon in half and squeeze the juice into a large bowl. Discard seeds. Add vegetables, water, oil, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper to the bowl. If using other herbs, add those as well. Toss to combine. Transfer vegetables to a pan. Leaving the leftover marinade in the bowl. Place pan with veggies in oven. Bake for 10 minutes.

Step 3

While veggies bake, toss chicken in the remaining marinade. Let sit at room temperature for about 10 minutes.

Step 4

Remove pan from oven. Add chicken pieces on top of veggies. Return to oven. Continue roasting until chicken is cooked through and a food thermometer reads 165°F, about 40 minutes more (when you cut into it there should be no pink). As the chicken roasts, use a mixing spoon to turn vegetables about every 15 minutes until cooked.

Step 5

Serve immediately. Refrigerate leftovers within two hours.

Utensils Needed

  • Baking sheet
  • Cutting board
  • Large bowl
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Mixing spoon
  • Sharp knife
  • Slotted spoon
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Food thermometer


Serving Size: 3 Oz of chicken, and 1/2 cup of veggies

Total Fat12 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Cholesterol110 mg
Sodium200 mg
Total Carbohydrates12 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Total Sugars5 g
Added Sugars0 g
Protein30 g