• 750 g chicken thigh cutlets and/or drumsticks, skin on
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into thick wedges
  • 300 g potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 400 g pumpkin, seeds removed and cut into wedges
  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 400 g can Wattie’s Pesto Style Tomatoes
  • ½ cup chicken stock or water
  • Wattie’s frozen Baby Peas

1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Trim the chicken pieces if necessary. Season and place in a large open roasting dish.

2. Toss the prepared vegetables in a little oil (olive is nice) and place the vegetables around the chicken.

3. Roast chicken and vegetables for 40 minutes. Mix the Wattie’s Pesto Style Tomatoes
and stock together. Pour over the chicken and vegetables. Return to the oven and continue cooking a further 15-20 minutes until chicken and vegetables are cooked. Serve with Wattie’s Baby Peas.

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Made With

Pesto Style Tomatoes

Ripened on the vine under the Hawke's Bay sun, Wattie’s Pesto Tomatoes are blended with onions and basil, garlic, Parmesan, olive oil, and pinenuts.

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Cathryn's Review | Rating

Sounds lovely:) Will make this next time the family come around.

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Garth's Review | Rating

Fantastic and scrumptious. All of the ingredients that will ensure that I prepare it time and again. I love the way you enable me to print recipe cards for the dishes we like.
Cheers ... Garth

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Suzanne's Review | Rating

Definitely a quick and easy and most delicious meal to put together, impresses the family and healthy too.Suzanne

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trevor's Review | Rating

it's just the best and so easy to prepare

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Fiona's Review | Rating

Easy to make and everyone enjoyed it. Will be making this again. Very Tasty.

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jill's Review | Rating

great taste and using a cheaper cut of chicken makes it a good meal for families

BARBARA's Review | Rating

sounds great will have a go next time I have visitors for dinner

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Pat's Review | Rating

Pat,s rating great will make it again

Diane's Review | Rating

Sound easy to make and tasty, will definately make this one - Diane

Catharina's Review | Rating

Was really yummy, will do it again!!

Arrianna's Review | Rating

This is so yummy and very easy to make. My whole family loved it, including my 20 year old son who is a picky eater.

NORBERT's Review | Rating

Louise's Very yummy dinner, will cook again and again.

Laurel's Review | Rating

This is delicious I have cooked it several times it's great because you use store cupboard ingredients.

Aleisha's Review | Rating

Amazing! Everyone loves this.

Clivena's Review | Rating

Fabulous recipe and sooo easy to do, everyone loved it

Margaret's Review | Rating

Simple to prepare and absolutely delicious

Jenny's Review | Rating

I did cook all chicken and veges, it make us full up is really very delicious with tomatoes. I will make again in cold night.

Lea's Review | Rating

Awesome recipe, very tasty, but please change the chicken amount to read 750gr-1kg!! Not 750kg-1kg Cheers:-)

Reply from Food in a Minute

Hi Lea, thanks for spotting this. We will get this changed so people won't get confused. Thanks

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Andrew's Review | Rating

Now I'm retired I have a little more time to prepare meals for my working wife,Susan, so i used this recipe tonight and it was a success...we both enjoyed it..very tasty and very Italian..Thanks

Justine's Review | Rating

Nice enough. Easy to prepare for a mid week meal

daphne's Review | Rating

sounds great. I will cook it soon

sue's Review | Rating

This recipe will be wonderful for a son or a daughter to cook for mum Its simple yet so tasty Please have a go kids Mum will be thrilled

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Judy's Review | Rating

Great for flatters! Fail safe recipe!

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Sabarna's Review | Rating

nice recipe

Laurel's Review | Rating

I have made this numerous times it is so easy to prepare and sooooooooo delicious everyone loves it.

maureen's Review | Rating

loved it simply to make cost very little to make and tasted divine .

Sandy's Review | Rating

Super easy and very tasty. I used carrot instead of pumpkin which worked well. Will be doing recipe this on a regular basis.

Evelyn-Gavin's Review | Rating

This is real favourite of ours so easy and so delicious! The flavours are so good, I like to mix up my roast veges with carrots and brussel sprouts as well. Great at dish :-)

Evelyn-Gavin McLean's Review | Rating

My favourite go to recipe thanks to Food in a minute

Jenny Whitehouse's Review | Rating

Nice and simple to make. Very tasty. I used marinated chicken drum sticks. Chicken was very tender and loved the sauce. Will make it again

Lynne's Review | Rating

An ideal way for me to have a roast without having to cook whole bird. Think I'll use the tomatoes as a sauce when serving. Sounds really good!