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Try This Easy One-Pan Garlic Parmesan Chicken Dinner

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One-Pan Parmesan Garlic Chicken

It’s one of the many meals that our family prepares together during the week. Darasak and I love to cook and when we prepare our meals, we love to get the girls involved. It gives us a chance to teach our girls not only a life skill but about living a healthier lifestyle. Zehrs is asking all Canadians to take the pledge to raise a food lover and get cooking in the kitchen!

A knife is shown on a cutting board with red potatoes and other ingredients.

A little munches on a green bean while her father shows her how trim and cut.

A girl and her father Take the Pledge to Raise a Food Lover and cut green beans.

A little girl and her dad chop vegetables together.

Raise a Food Lover

One of our family routines is to eat dinner together every night. It helps us to connect and catch up on what happened throughout our day. We make sure to cook together at least once a week too. We try new recipes and make sure to include the kids in the planning, prep, and execution! If you’re looking for a way to spend a little more time with your family, take Zehrs’ pledge to ‘Raise a Food Lover’. It can give you the extra inspiration to plan out a meal, then the rest is easy.

How do you take this month’s pledge?

It’s super easy! All you have to do is fill out their ‘Raise a Food Lover‘ form. Once you do, you get in the kitchen with your family and cook a meal. Since you’ve created a masterpiece, it’s your duty to share it with the world, right?

Snap a picture of your dish and share your meal creation on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RaiseAFoodLover! When you do, you’re entered to win some pretty amazing prizes like 10,000 PC Optimum points or a chance to attend WE Family Day in Toronto this fall!

A father pours olive oil on food.

A teen cuts potatoes while her dad watches.

A man places chicken breasts in a bowl to be marinaded.

A little girl spritzes the chicken breasts with Bragg's amino acids.

A dad adds house blend of spices over chicken breasts.

A little girl adds salt and pepper to the chicken marinade.

Easy and Delicious Meals

Our evenings are usually busy, especially now that back to school is here. Meals have to be easy. It doesn’t get easier than preparing a one-pan chicken dinner that is ready in no time. We started by prepping. Mimi helped with the green beans and Gabby helped with the potatoes.

We seasoned the chicken in a separate bowl and then lined a pan with tinfoil for easy cleanup. Our plan was to cook a lean meat, vegetable, and potatoes. Something wholesome and that hits the spot every time. Depending on how much time you have, you can choose to marinate the chicken overnight. Otherwise, you can marinate it for 1-2 hours or in a pinch for 20 minutes. We always add amino acids for umami and make sure all of the meat is covered in spices well.

A dad pours olive oil over the one-pan Parmesan Garlic chicken dinner.

A girl tops chicken breasts with minced garlic.

A girl adds parmesan to the one-pan Parmesan garlic chicken dinner.

The final dish is cooked and sitting on a pan.

Simply Delicious!

After we marinated the chicken, cut the potatoes and green beans, we laid them flat on the lined pan. We drizzled them with extra virgin olive oil, our house blend of spices, and parmesan cheese. Our house blend consists of garlic powder, onion powder, parsley, paprika, chili powder, pink Himalayan, and salt and pepper.

Then we smothered the top of the chicken with lots of minced garlic. This is completely based on preference. Use as little or as much as you want. As you can see, we are garlic lovers! Read on below for the full recipe.

Take the pledge and raise a food lover is shown with the final prepared dish.

One-Pan Parmesan Garlic Chicken Dinner
Yield: 4

One-Pan Parmesan Garlic Chicken Dinner

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Try this delicious and easy one-pan chicken dinner for any night of the week. Wholesome with a lean piece of flavourful chicken breast, parmesan crusted green beans and crispy and soft potatoes. This meal is always a home run.

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 bag ruby little gems potatoes
  • 1 bag fresh green beans
  • 1 small jar minced garlic, to taste
  • 1 canister parmesan cheese, to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, drizzled to taste
  • 2 tbsp Bragg's amino acids
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Line sheet pan with tinfoil.
  2. Pre-heat oven at 350.
  3. Trim the tips off the green beans.
  4. Cut the potatoes into quarters.
  5. Marinate chicken with "house blend" of spices. Spritz the chicken with Bragg's amino acids and combine until all chicken breasts are covered. You can do this overnight, 1-2 hours, or if pressed for time, 20 minutes.
  6. Place green beans on the left side of the pan and flatten.
  7. Place potatoes on the right side of the pan and flatten.
  8. Next, place the chicken breasts in the center of the pan.
  9. Drizzle olive oil on veggies and chicken.
  10. Sprinkle green beans and potatoes with house blend of spices. Lightly mix veggies with your hands until they are coated. 
  11. Add minced garlic to the top of the chicken breasts. Use as much or as little as you'd like. We used TONS because we love garlic but, add garlic to taste.
  12. Top chicken breasts with parmesan cheese.
  13. Sprinkle veggies and potatoes with parmesan cheese.
  14. Place sheet pan into oven and cook for about 30-35 minutes or until veggies are crispy and chicken is cooked through. 
  15. Serve and enjoy.

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Watch the Step by Step

The girls always have a good time cooking. The best part, though, is enjoying and eating the meal afterward. It makes all your hard work worth it, doesn’t it?

A family sits at the dinner table enjoying the one-pan parmesan garlic chicken dinner they just made.

Now it is your turn to take the pledge and get cookin’ in the kitchen. Get your kids involved and try out a new recipe like our one-pan parmesan garlic chicken dinner. You can always whip up an old favourite too. When you do, don’t forget to share so you can win!

For more recipe inspirations, check out our recipe section. There’s bound to be something there that you’ll enjoy. Connect with Zehrs on Facebook for their latest updates.

What is your favourite recipe to make with your family?

Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!

 

 

 

 

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221 Comments

  1. Our favourite family meal is roasted veggies on homemade dough,we love it and everyone can add what veggies they like best! Your recipe looks delicious!

  2. oh wow, I was just thinking of the meal to do this weekend, and you just gave me an idea. So easy to do too! Can’t wait to do this on weekend 🙂

  3. My family loves lasagna and the kids love to help layer the noodles and sauce. I always find they eat food better when they help prepare it.

  4. My son loves to help me make soup and stew because his favourite thing is to peel and cut vegetables. He loves anything that includes potatoes, other root vegetables or celery because he loves cutting the veggies up for me.

  5. My granddaughter loves helping out in the kitchen she is only 3, but she grabs her stool and is there at every minute to help with whatever she can do, I think we would make lasagna, and then I can show her how it’s made! and there is so much she can do to help with this recipe too

  6. We love making homemade hamburgers, our daughter loves getting her hands in there mixing the meat and forming the patties!

  7. That looks totally delicious and I can see my daughter being a part of the cooking process. Thank you and she and I will add this to our weekend cooking plans.

  8. my daughters absolutely love making their very own macaroni (very cheesy) and scrambled eggs with hash browns

  9. We make sure there’s at least one day a week where the kids are choosing the meal and helping out with its preparation. Thank you.

  10. I have been cooking with my granddaughter since she was very young and now she loves to cook and bake on her own….at 13 years old she is now sending me pictures of her key lime cheesecake, vegetarian lasagna, creamy seafood garlic pasta and the list goes on….one thing that we love to make together is yeast products…..we love making bread, cinnamon, buns, and experimenting with various shapes of rolls and buns….

  11. We are definitely raising food lovers in our home. My kids love to help with the cooking and baking as much as they can.

  12. My grandson loves to eat. We made blueberry waffles with fresh BC berries. They were delicious. He had a recipe for homemade pretzels that he made with his grandfather.

  13. The family that cooks together, stays together. That’s why it is best to teach kids how to cook and love the kitchen space.

  14. I try raising them to like vegetables, its hard but as they grow old they seem to like to try new things, we love chicken in stir fries and wraps

  15. Our favorite meal as a family is cheese fondue! It’s such a social meal & really brings everyone together for some cheesy-goodness fun!

  16. Our family loves to make Pizza together, from the dough to all the different toppings. Everyone gets exactly what they want, no having to pick off those mushrooms if you don’t like them. lol We have made a lot of pizzas on the BBQ this summer. Two things needed, a pizza stone and cornmeal for that crispy crust that doesn’t stick. ps. Your recipe looks delicious, going to give it a try when our cooler weather arrives.

  17. We help Raise a Food Lover by choosing different recipes and adding my spices and herbs for different tastes.I love your photos by the way !

  18. I would love to work with the kids to make fajitas because it’s a family favorite and they don’t complain about all the veggies!

  19. we have a large family with a variety of good taste. Most of us can agree on some of our old favorites like shepherds pie Thanks for hosting giveaway

  20. I would teach my kids how to make their favourite spaghetti dinner! This is a great initiative, thanks for spreading the word!

  21. For raise a food lover we love tacos. It’s because of the versatility. I like dishes where the family can tailor their plate to their food likes. Hard shell or soft, plus an array of all ingredient toppings to truly make it their own!

  22. It’s great that we can teach our little ones to be little chefs at such a young age! Great skill to know! Recipe looks delicious!!!

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