Hummus Chicken

Pimp up your next chicken and vegetable meal with this Hummus Chicken recipe. The hummus makes for a great sauce on the chicken and it is so simple and easy to prepare.

Serves: 3

Time: 30-35mins

Ingredients

  • 3 skinless chicken breasts or 4 thigh fillets
  • 1 yellow squash, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, 2” chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 lemons
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup hummus, homemade or store-bought
  • 2 Tbsp. dried rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • Generous drizzle of balsamic vinegar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 230°C/450°F.
  2. Prepare one large baking dish and lightly coat with olive oil.
  3. Season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
  4. In a large bowl, toss the sliced zucchini, squash and onion with olive oil until evenly coated. Season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
  5. Cover each chicken breast with 1 TB of hummus each.  Then place on top of the vegetables.
  6. Place all vegetables on the bottom of a 9×13 dish in an even layer.
  7. Lay the chicken evenly on top. Squeeze the juice of one lemon over the chicken and vegetables.
  8. Lightly season the entire dish with chopped rosemary and paprika. Thinly slice the remaining lemon, and place a few thin slices in the dish.
  9. Drizzle balsamic vinegar over the top, then bake for about 25-30 minutes.
  10. When the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender serve immediately.

Hummus Chicken

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