40 minutes. 1 pan. 0 effort. Combine and bake - that's all there is to this delicious weeknight meal. 

40 minutes. 1 pan. 0 effort. Combine and bake - that's all there is to this delicious weeknight meal. 


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A handful of ingredients are all you need for a delicious and healthy weeknight meal with zero effort. I swear, this is easier than ordering take-out and much better for you! As I'm sure I've mentioned more than a time or two now, pregnancy does not lend itself to wanting to spend endless hours in the kitchen. I am increasingly interested in single pan, quick and easy meals to get through the week. With that being said, I'm still a foodie at heart and want to eat something delicious for every meal - so trust that I'm not willing to sacrifice flavor for ease. Maybe when I can enjoy the cooking process with a nice glass of wine and some cheese, I'll get back to more elaborate and time consuming dishes... but then again, I'll have a kid, so maybe not... 

Garbanzo beans and tomatoes are the perfect side to any meat. Add a splash of lemon juice or a crumble of feta to take it to the next level. 

Garbanzo beans and tomatoes are the perfect side to any meat. Add a splash of lemon juice or a crumble of feta to take it to the next level. 

So, did I mention this was easy? Literally, all you need to do is drain and rinse the garbanzos, and dump in the bottom of a pan (sprayed with non-stick cooking spray). Roughly chop the tomatoes and add those in too. Drizzle with olive oil and seasonings, toss to combine and you're just about there. 

Use bone-in chicken breasts for roasting to ensure moist, flavorful meat every time. 

Use bone-in chicken breasts for roasting to ensure moist, flavorful meat every time. 

Your tomatoes and beans are ready to go in the oven. Now for the chicken. Bone-in is the key to getting moist and flavorful chicken every time. Again, drizzle with olive oil and seasonings, place on roasting rack over the tomatoes and garbanzos. 

Flavorful and healthy, this easy one-pan chicken dinner is going to be a weekly staple. 

Flavorful and healthy, this easy one-pan chicken dinner is going to be a weekly staple. 

Bake at 400 degrees and you're ready to eat! 

This roasting pan is the key to crispy garbanzo beans and evenly cooked chicken. Get the recipe for this healthy and delicious one-pan chicken dinner now. 

This roasting pan is the key to crispy garbanzo beans and evenly cooked chicken. Get the recipe for this healthy and delicious one-pan chicken dinner now. 

Ingredients

1 15.5 oz can of garbanzo beans - rinsed and drained

3 roma tomatoes - roughly chopped

olive oil

salt

pepper

garlic powder

2 bone-in chicken breasts

paprika

crumbled feta cheese (optional)

fresh lemon juice (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray bottom of roasting pan with non-stick cooking spray. Toss together garbanzo beans, tomatoes, a drizzle of olive oil and a generous sprinkling of salt, pepper and garlic powder. 

Pat chicken breasts dry with paper towel. Drizzle with olive oil and season generously with salt, pepper, garlic powder and paprika. Rub to spread evenly over skin. Place chicken on top of roasting rack (over the tomatoes and garbanzos). Bake for 35-40 minutes or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 165 degrees.

Keep it dairy free or add some crumbled feta over the tomatoes and garbanzos for serving. A squeeze of fresh lemon juice is also a nice addition for serving.

Time: 40 minutes

Serves: 2 

Crumbled feta adds that extra zing taking the tomatoes and garbanzos to the next level in this easy and healthy one-pan chicken dinner. 

Crumbled feta adds that extra zing taking the tomatoes and garbanzos to the next level in this easy and healthy one-pan chicken dinner. 

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