Monday, March 1, 2010

Pesto-Olive Chicken and Roasted Potatoes

This is 1 meal that I will totally make again and again! It was even better than I thought it would be:) So we'll start with the Roasted Potatoes:

3 lbs. small red potatoes scrubbed and quartered
2 T. canola oil
1/3 c. prepared horseradish
1/4 c. whole grain mustard
2 T. butter melted

In a large bowl, toss potatoes with oil. Divide the potatoes between 2 greased baking sheets. Bake at 400* for 30 mins.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the horseradish, mustard and butter. I left out the horseradish since we don't care for it around here and we didn't miss it I'm sure:)

Spoon over potatoes and toss to coat. Bake 5 to 7 mins longer or until tender. Makes 10 servings.

And voila! Yummy looking and tasting potatoes!

Now for the chicken...1st the ingredient list:

4 boneless skinless breast halves
1/2 c. prepared pesto
2 jars {4-1/2 oz. each} sliced, drained mushrooms
1 can {4-1/2 oz} chopped ripe olives
1 c. {4 oz.} shredded provolone cheese

Flatten the chicken slightly.

This is about right:)

Place in an ungreased 13x9 in. baking pan. Spoon pesto over chicken, top with mushrooms and olives. Cover with foil and bake at 400* for 15 to 20 mins.

Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered 5 to 7 mins longer or until cheese is melted and juices run clear.

This is what it should look like after baking.

Here is the final result- delicious and easy to make and get to the table.
Total time for both including prep is 35 mins.


  1. Looks like a delicious recipe, Holly. Love roasted potatoes all by themselves! So I'm loving this dish before I even read the rest of it.
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  3. Hi Holly! Wow! This looks scrumptious!! Thanks for stopping by Deep South Dish - hope you'll come by and visit again!

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  4. YUM! Looks great and super easy! I'm going to try it out soon....I'll let you know how it goes. Thanks for posting!

  5. I make roasted potatoes like this ALL the time. It's how I get my french fry fix I guess...yum!

  6. Very Yummy!! Tried it last night for supper and super fast and easy:))

  7. Hi Holly! Just wanted you to know I made this tonight for dinner. Came out pretty good and soo easy. Also, so your readers know, I did add the horseradish and the potatoes came out great and not too potent for the kids! I love this new twist on potatoes! Thanks!