Italian Roasted Chicken and Veggie Toss

This dinner recipe is packed full with carrots, onion, mushrooms, zucchini, sweet pepper, and chicken.

Italian Roasted Chicken and Veggie Toss
Photo: Jacob Fox
Prep Time:
25 mins
Roast Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 15 mins


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 bone-in chicken breast halves (about 2 lb.)

  • 1 cup peeled fresh baby carrots

  • 1 medium onion, cut into 8 wedges

  • 8 ounce fresh mushrooms

  • 3 cup 1-inch chunks zucchini

  • 1 cup 1-inch chunks red or green sweet pepper

  • 3 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed

  • 1 8 ounce pkg. Mediterranean escarole and leaf lettuce salad blend

  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz.)


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Coat a shallow roasting pan with cooking spray. Arrange chicken, skin sides up, in one half of prepared pan. In other half of pan arrange carrots and onion. Roast 25 minutes.

  2. Add mushrooms, zucchini, and sweet pepper to carrots and onion. Drizzle chicken and vegetables with 2 Tbsp. of the oil and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.

  3. Roast 25 minutes more or until chicken is done (170ºF) and vegetables are tender. Set chicken aside until cool enough to handle. Transfer vegetables to a bowl.

  4. Remove and discard chicken skin and bones. Shred chicken using two forks. Add chicken and any juices in pan to vegetables; toss. In a small bowl whisk together remaining 1 Tbsp. oil, vinegar, and Italian seasoning. Drizzle over chicken mixture; toss to coat.

  5. Arrange salad greens on a platter. Spoon chicken mixture over greens and sprinkle with cheese.

Versatile Veggie

Use any combination of 8 cups torn fresh salad greens as a bed for this dish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
10g Fat
10g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 217mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 42.5mg 213%
Calcium 80.8mg 6%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 585mg 12%
Folate, total 48.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*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.

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