Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Serves: 4
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Today’s recipe is another one pan wonder. Yay! Less dishes, less water usage. It also happens to be so darn delicious and comforting, which is much needed when taking on such a big clean eating lifestyle change.  Crispy juicy chicken, butternut & sage. A match made in heaven right? Served with loads of raw greens of course. Baby spinach and lightly blanched broccoli florets. This dish has become a staple in our home and soon, yours. Enjoy x

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Roasted Chicken, Butternut & Sage | Greens

4 – 6 free range chicken portions (drumsticks and thighs)
Extra virgin olive oil
Freshly ground salt and pepper
1 red onion, cut into wedges
1 medium butternut, peeled and cut into chunks (don’t remove the seeds)
handful of fresh sage leaves
60 – 80 g baby spinach
300 g broccoli florets, blanched

Preheat oven to 200 Degrees Celsius.
Season the chicken and brown with a little olive oil in an oven proof pan or casserole dish. Make sure the skin is golden.
Arrange the onion wedges and butternut cubes around and even underneath the chicken. Sprinkle with sage leaves. Season once more and drizzle with olive oil.
Roast for 35-40 minutes or until chicken in crispy and butternut is tender.
Serve with baby spinach and blanched broccoli.

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