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Roasted Chicken, Apples, and Leeks

Roasted Chicken, Apples, and Leeks
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  1. Heat oven to 400° F. In a large roasting pan, toss the apples, leeks, rosemary, oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper and nestle, skin-side up, among the vegetables.
  3. Roast until the chicken is cooked through and the apples and leeks are tender, 40 to 45 minutes.
By October, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 418Calories From Fat 49%
  • Fat 23g
  • Sat Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 105mg
  • Sodium 591mg
  • Protein 31g
  • Carbohydrate 23g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 13g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Roasting chicken with fruit adds a rich, caramelized sweetness to the bird. Instead of apples, try Bartlett or Bosc pears.

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