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Spring chicken bake recipe

Spring chicken bake recipe

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A one pot wonder of a chicken dish, made with courgette, tomatoes and butterbeans. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 35 mins to cook
  • 316 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free


  • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 500g (1lb) chicken thigh fllets
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 courgette, sliced
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 x 400g tin butterbeans, drained
If you don't have chopped tomatoes, chop up a tin of plum tomatoes instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    16g 22%
  • Saturates

    4g 19%
  • Sugars

    7g 7%
  • Salt

    0.5g 8%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 15.5g Protein 28.7g Fibre 5.2g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 5, 190°C, fan 170°C. Heat the oil in a large roasting tray on the hob. Season the chicken thighs and add to the tin. Fry for 3-5 minutes, until browned all over. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add the onion, garlic and courgette to the tray and cook for 3-4 minutes, turning occasionally until softened.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato purée and rosemary and simmer for 1 minute. Season, then return the chicken to the tray and add the butterbeans. Transfer to the oven and roast for 25 minutes until the chicken is completely cooked and the juices run clear when a skewer is inserted.

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