Beer Can Chicken Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.
The Menu

  • Beer Can Chicken (see recipe below)
  • Salad Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Tomato, Bean, and Green Peppers Saute
  • Chive Biscuits

Beer Can Chicken is not a gimmick -- it really gives you a juicy barbecued whole chicken. Add Salad Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Tomato, Bean, and Green Peppers Saute, and Chive Biscuits to complete the meal. All-purpose baking mix and canned beans are always good to have on hand for easy, quick side dishes.

Beer Can Chicken
 
Salad Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Toss greens with balsamic vinaigrette.

Tomato, Bean, and Green Peppers Saute

In a large skillet, heat olive oil and add onions and green peppers. Cook 5-8 minutes, stir in garlic, and cook 1 minute more. Stir in rinsed and drained white beans and diced plum tomatoes. Cook 1-2 minutes more.

Chive Biscuits

Prepare biscuits according to directions on package of all-purpose baking mix, stirring minced chives into dry ingredients. Bake as directed.

 


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