Chicken and Vegetable Traybake

  • 5MINS
  • 55MINS
  • Serves 6
  • 265KCAL

Inspired by Greek flavours, this one pot dish is perfect for an easy midweek meal. Tuck into juicy chicken and roasted veggies, topped with salty olives and feta cheese. Plenty of flavour and barely any washing up!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories265
  • Carbs8g
  • Protein30g
  • Fat12g
  • Saturates3.1g
  • Sugars2g

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After a busy day the last thing you want to do is spend ages in the kitchen. Good news everyone – this flavourful Chicken and Vegetable Traybake takes just 5 minutes to prepare!

Bang all your ingredients onto an oven tray (or into an oven dish) and then leave it to your oven to work some magic. Not only will you end up with a seriously tasty dinner, there’ll be hardly any pots to wash up afterwards. Winner winner chicken dinner! 

This recipe turns simple fresh ingredients into a meal that never disappoints. Roasted in the oven until the veggies are tender and the chicken is juicy, a sprinkle of green olives and some crumbled feta cheese really brings the dish to life. Salty and moreish, all you need is a fresh side salad or a scoop of rice to serve on the side. 

We promise this is such an easy recipe that you’ll want to make time and time again!

What diets is this Chicken and Vegetable Traybake suitable for?

This Chicken and Vegetable Traybake is suitable for anyone following a gluten free diet. 

As always, take extra care when cooking for people with allergies and be sure to use different utensils, cookware and preparation areas.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Chicken and Vegetable Traybake recipe?

Weight Watchers’ new PersonalPoints plan calculates each individual’s Points allowance based on their unique food preferences and goals. This means we’re no longer able to offer exact WW points for our recipes.

The good news is that all of our recipes are still Weight Watchers friendly! If you have any questions about your Points budgets or you’re unsure how a certain recipe will fit into your plan, please reach out to Weight Watchers directly.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Chicken and Vegetable Traybake?

Nope! One of our favourite things about this recipe is how easy it is to prepare. You won’t need any special ingredients – everything should be easy to pick up in your usual supermarket. 

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How many calories are in this Chicken and Vegetable Traybake?

There are 265 calories per portion in this Chicken and Vegetable Traybake, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category. 

This Chicken and Vegetable Traybake is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 200ºC.

Step 2

Spray a large oven tray or oven dish with low-calorie cooking spray.

Step 3

Add the chicken thighs, peppers, onion, garlic and basil to the tray or dish and sprinkle over the smoked paprika and dried oregano. Stir to coat the vegetables and chicken in the herbs.

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Step 4

Spray again with low-calorie cooking spray and pop in the oven for 40 minutes.

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Step 5

Remove from the oven and add the cherry tomatoes and olives. Pour over the lemon juice and give the pan a stir.

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Step 6

Return to the oven for another 15 minutes.

Step 7

Crumble over the feta cheese and serve with your choice of accompaniment.

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What could I serve with this Chicken and Vegetable Traybake?

This recipe would go so well with so many different side dishes! Try serving with salad, potatoes, rice or pasta. We especially like to serve it with any of the following recipes:

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How do you know when this Chicken and Vegetable Traybake is cooked?

You should cook this Chicken and Vegetable Traybake until the vegetables are tender and the chicken is cooked all the way through. The juices should run clear and there should be no pinkness left inside. This should take around 55 minutes. 

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe. 

How long can you keep Chicken and Vegetable Traybake in the fridge?

Once you’ve served this recipe, you’ll ideally need to eat it within 4 hours.

You can store any leftovers of this Chicken and Vegetable Traybake in the fridge for up to 3 days. Make sure that you allow your leftovers to cool before putting them in a container with a lid and chilling in the refrigerator. 

Can I freeze Chicken and Vegetable Traybake?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but we would recommend freezing it before you add the feta cheese. This can then be added to your dish once it is reheated. 

If you are freezing leftovers please take care to do the following:

  • Freeze them as soon as they’re cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer! 

How do I reheat Chicken and Vegetable Traybake?

From chilled: Reheat in a moderate oven until piping hot throughout or place in a microwavable container with a loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes.

From frozen: Allow to defrost overnight in the fridge and reheat from chilled following the instructions above. 

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Chicken and Vegetable Traybake

Inspired by Greek flavours, this one pot dish is perfect for an easy midweek meal. Tuck into juicy chicken and roasted veggies, topped with salty olives and feta cheese. Plenty of flavour and barely any washing up!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    55 MINS
  • KCals 265
  • Carbs 8G

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 peppers, cut into chunky slices
  • 2 red onions, quartered
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • handful of fresh basil, chopped
  • 100 g green olives
  • 50 g reduced fat feta cheese
  • low-calorie cooking spray

large oven tray or oven dish

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC.
  2. Spray a large oven tray or oven dish with low-calorie cooking spray.
  3. Add the chicken thighs, peppers, onion, garlic and basil to the tray or dish and sprinkle over the smoked paprika and dried oregano. Stir to coat the vegetables and chicken in the herbs.
  4. Spray again with low-calorie cooking spray and pop in the oven for 40 minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven and add the cherry tomatoes and olives. Pour over the lemon juice and give the pan a stir.
  6. Return to the oven for another 15 minutes.
  7. Crumble over the feta cheese and serve with your choice of accompaniment.

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