Food Recipes Roast Chicken With Sweet Potatoes and Chickpeas 3.9 (92) 1 Review By Chris Morocco Chris Morocco Chris is a senior food editor and test kitchen director at Bon Appétit with over 10 years of experience in the food industry. He wrote for Real Simple for nearly two years, starting in 2013. At Bon Appétit, he also hosts their YouTube series Reverse Engineering, where Chris is tasked to recreate dishes based on his super-tasting abilities (without seeing the dishes he'll be cooking). Highlights: * 10+ years of experience in the food industry * Associate Food Editor, Bon Appétit for nearly 3 years * Staff Food Editor, Real Simple for nearly 2 years * Senior Food Editor and Test Kitchen Director, Bon Appétit for 7 years * Host of Reverse Engineering Bon Appétit YouTube Series * Graduated from International Culinary Center Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on June 5, 2019 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Sang An Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds total), cut into wedges 1 large red onion, cut into wedges 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed 6 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 ½ teaspoons cumin seeds kosher salt and black pepper ½ cup pesto Directions Heat oven to 400°F. Toss the chicken, potatoes, onion, chickpeas, garlic, oil, paprika, cumin, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper on a large rimmed baking sheet (leaving the chicken on top). Roast until the vegetables are tender and an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of a breast and thigh registers 165°F, 50 minutes to 1 hour, 10 minutes. Serve the chicken and vegetables with the pesto. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 812 Calories 35g Fat 60g Carbs 62g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 812 % Daily Value * Total Fat 35g 45% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 175mg 58% Sodium 778mg 34% Total Carbohydrate 60g 22% Total Sugars 11g Protein 62g Calcium 140mg 11% Iron 5mg 28% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.