If you’re looking for an incredibly healthy dinner that is stuffed with amazing flavors, this is it!!! I was perusing Pinterest for one pan meals, and came across quite a few different pins with great recipes! I took ideas from all of them and put it all together into this meal. Oh boy, it’s delicious!!!
This dish contains plenty of vegetables, and the chicken provides a protein punch. Some of the health benefits of the ingredients of this dish are shown in each of the pins below!
As you can see, this dish is really REALLY good for you since it is crammed full of nutrition!
CHICKEN AND VEGETABLE PAN DINNER
- 1 lb chicken breasts
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1/2 tsp. garlic powder, plus some for seasoning the chicken
- 1 red onion, sliced
- 1 yellow squash, sliced
- 1 zucchini, sliced
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut in half
- ¼ c fresh basil, chopped
- 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
- 2 Tbsp. chicken broth
- sea salt
1.) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Sprinkle the chicken with sea salt and garlic powder. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan or skillet. Add the chicken and cook the chicken for 7 minutes on each side till slightly browned.
2.) While the chicken is cooking, chop all your vegetables.
3.) Drizzle olive oil on the bottom of an oven safe baking dish. Take chicken out of pan (leave juices and olive oil in pan and set aside), and place in the baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees in oven for 30-35 minutes till cooked through.
4.) Place the same pan you cooked your chicken back on the stove over medium heat. Add the chicken broth and vinegar to the pan. Heat for 2 minutes.
5.) Add the onions and cook for 5-6 minutes.
6.) Add the zucchini, squash, oregano, and garlic powder. Cover the pan and cook for 3-5 minutes until the zucchini and squash are crisp tender.
7.) Add the tomatoes, and cook for 1-2 minutes until the tomatoes are warmed through.
8.) Add the chicken back to the pan and cook till completely warm (about 1-3 more minutes)
9.) Season with sea salt and top with your chopped basil.
10.) Transfer to plates and serve.
Super healthy, yummy, and easy! Enjoy! 🙂