Prepare for them to swoon!  Nobody can resist fresh-from the oven roast chicken and this so-simple one pan recipe makes it a snap to make your entire meal at once.   Juicy herbed chicken pairs deliciously with roasted potatoes, carrots, parsnips, and it’s own pan sauce in this comfort food staple.

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One Pan Supper: Classic Herb Roasted Chicken with Root Veggies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 641 kcal
  • 8 oz baby potatoes washed and quarted (~1 1/2 cups)
  • 3 carrots medium, peeled and cut into 1/2" slices
  • 2 parsnips medium, peeled and cut into 1/2" slices
  • 1 onion medium
  • 1 TB olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 TB kosher salt divided
  • 1 TB fresh rosemary chopped, divided
  • 1 4-lb whole chicken giblets discarded, patted dry
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 TB lemon juice
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Line a 9” x 11” brownie pan with 2 layers of aluminum foil (lay in both directions).
  3. Toss together potatoes, carrots, parsnips, onion, olive oil, 2 tsp kosher salt, and 2 tsp fresh rosemary in a bowl. Spread across pan.
  4. Rub chicken all over with lemon juice and remaining 1 tsp rosemary/ 2 tsp kosher salt. Prick holes with a fork all over lemon and stuff inside cavity of chicken.
  5. Place chicken in pan, breast side down over vegetables mixture and cook for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and use tongs or two spoons to flip chicken breast side up. Stir vegetables and return to oven for an additional 45 minutes or until a thermometer placed in chicken thigh registers at 180 degrees.
  7. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before carving.
  8. Serve chicken (either one breast, or one thigh/drumstick) with 1 cup of roasted vegetables, and pan sauce drizzled over all.
Nutrition Facts
One Pan Supper: Classic Herb Roasted Chicken with Root Veggies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 641 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g 55%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 163mg 54%
Sodium 1941mg 81%
Potassium 1176mg 34%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 8g
Protein 43g 86%
Vitamin A 159%
Vitamin C 62.1%
Calcium 8.7%
Iron 17.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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