Provençal Roast Chicken

Give roasted chicken a Mediterranean twist with kalamata olives, lemon and seasoned diced tomatoes.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
1
lemon
1
teaspoon olive oil
1
tablespoon dried herbes de Provence
1/4
teaspoon pepper
8
new potatoes (1 1/2 lb), cut into fourths
2
medium zucchini, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1
can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, drained
1/2
cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Place chicken, breast side up, in ungreased shallow roasting pan.
  • 2 Grate peel from lemon; squeeze juice. In small bowl, mix lemon peel, lemon juice and oil. Drizzle half of lemon mixture over chicken; pat herbes de Provence and pepper on skin of chicken. Place squeezed lemon halves inside chicken cavity.
  • 3 In large bowl, toss potatoes, zucchini, tomatoes, olives and remaining lemon mixture. Arrange vegetables around chicken in roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer in chicken so tip is in thickest part of inside thigh and does not touch bone.
  • 4 Bake 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours or until thermometer reads 180°F, legs move easily when lifted or twisted and vegetables are tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    290mg
    290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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