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Easy Chicken and Bean Bake

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 60 min.
Total: 1 hr. 20 min.
Kath Younger
A casserole layered with beans, herbs, and veggies topped with chicken.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans beans of your choice (navy beans or garbanzo beans work well)
  • 1 cup fresh green beans (frozen optional)
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh herbs, like oregano or basil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp fresh garlic, minced
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 6 chicken thighs (can be bone-in or boneless, skinless or skin-on)

Directions

  • Mix beans, green beans, herbs, salt, pepper, garlic, and red pepper flakes together in a casserole dish.
  • Add chicken thighs on top.
  • Drizzle thighs with olive oil and season with additional salt and pepper.
  • Bake in 425F oven for 45 minutes for boneless/skinless chicken and 1 hour for bone-in/skin-on chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 623
  Calories from Fat 275 (44%)
(47%)Total Fat 31g
(37%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
(39%)Cholesterol 118mg
(49%)Sodium 1173mg
(19%)Potassium 649mg
Total Carbohydrate 51g
(42%)Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(71%)Protein 35g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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