Comfort Food: Quick One Pan Baked Chicken and Veggies

This one pan baked chicken and veggies recipe comes from an old college friend, thirty years ago. I was living with two other girls in a first floor apartment, and three of our guy friends lived directly above us. One of the guys made dinner for us. It was one of those great comfort food dishes his mom made all the time. This is how I remember the dish.

One Pan Baked Chicken and Veggies

One pan baked chicken and vegetable

In my friend’s version, he used a glass baking pan. Back then the carrots and potatoes were the standard white potatoes and orange carrots. 

chicken parts, potatoes and tri-colored carrots on sheet pan.I have a really nice deep sheet pan, sometimes referred to as a jelly roll pan. After seeing all the sheet pan recipes online, I decided to try this recipe on a sheet pan.

Sheet pan baked with chicken and vegetables.

I think the key to cooking this way is trying to get your items to be similar in size so that they cook within the same time frame.

Dinner plate with one pan chicken and veggies.

In my case, I purchased colored carrots which were thin and multi-colored small potatoes. If the veggies you purchase are quite large, simply cut them up into smaller chunks.

In fact, that is exactly the way I remember my friend’s yummy home cooked baked chicken recipe.

Here’s the recipe:

Dinner plate with one pan chicken and veggies.
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One Pan Baked Chicken and Veggies

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken cut up into parts or picks of the chick
  • 6-8 carrots, cleaned and sliced in half
  • 6-8 small potatoes sliced in half
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs

Instructions

  1. Spray sheet pan with cooking spray

  2. Place chicken parts spread out on try skin side up

  3. Arrange carrots and potatoes around chicken.

  4. Season everything with salt and pepper

  5. Sprinkle bread crumbs over chicken and veggies

  6. Finish with bread crumbs over everything.

  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour or until chicken is browned and cooked through.

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About Patti Estep

Patti is the creator of Hearth and Vine, a home and garden blog filled with projects to inspire your creative side. She loves crafting, gardening, decorating and entertaining at her home in Pennsylvania. When she is not working on a project at home or searching for treasures at nurseries and thrift stores with her girlfriends, you’ll probably find her with family and friends, at a restaurant, or home party enjoying new and different food adventures.

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Comments

  1. The day before yesterday, Wed. I think, have to see what the phone say’s, I was right! I was trying to find something different to make with chicken. I ended up with Chicken, Mashed Potatoes and Noodles, good but plain.
    Now, this really looks good, and it’s also pretty! It looks easy, and wouldn’t take too long to make. That’s my kind of meal!
    I’m putting it on a Post-it on the Fridge for next time.
    Thanks Patti, Donna

    • Hi Donna,

      I’m so glad you like this recipe and it is so easy. After all, if you can make it in a tiny college apartment how difficult can it be. 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend!
      Patti

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