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Sheet Pan Mediterranean Chicken and Veggies

  • Author: Jessica Beacom
  • Prep Time: 20 mins.
  • Cook Time: 25-30 mins.
  • Total Time: 45-50 mins.
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
  • Cuisine: Grain-Free, Whole30, Paleo

Ingredients

  • lbs. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 16 ounces raw cauliflower florets (~1 small head)
  • 2 small zucchini, sliced lengthwise then into ¼-inch thick ‘half moons’
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium bell pepper, any color, thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces grape tomatoes (~1 cup)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 lemons, halved 
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided 
  • ¼ cup kalamata olives, pitted and halved lengthwise
  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled 
  • 5 ounces fresh spinach and/or arugula for serving
  • Chopped fresh parsley for serving, optional

Tahini-Lemon Sauce:

  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • Juice of ½ lemon 
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425℉. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  2. Combine the juice of ½ lemon (about 2 Tbsp.) with oregano, basil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper, and 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Mix to combine.
  3. Place all of the veggies on the baking sheet. Toss the veggies with half of the herbed olive oil mixture. 
  4. Place the chicken thighs on top of the veggies and rub them down with the rest of the herbed olive oil mixture. 
  5. Nestle two lemon halves, cut side up, into the veggies. 
  6. Drizzle and additional 1 Tbsp. olive oil over the chicken and veggies and lemon halves. 
  7. Place pan in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until veggies are tender than the chicken registers 165℉ on an instant-read thermometer when inserted in the thickest part. 
  8. While the chicken and veggies bake, make the Tahini Sauce by stirring the tahini, warm water, and lemon juice. Add salt to taste. 
  9. When the chicken is done, remove the pan from the oven. Sprinkle the olives, parsley, and feta over the veggies and chicken. 
  10. Serve over greens with the Tahini Sauce drizzled over the top.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: ¼th recipe
  • Calories: 476
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Sodium: 846mg
  • Fat: 29g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 35g