Easy Greek Chicken Casserole

This easy one-dish meal is prepared and cooked in only one pot, saving you space and cleanup. You can decrease the sodium in this chicken casserole recipe by using less anchovy paste or by replacing it with the olives.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 thighs and 2 cups potato mixture)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 488
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 12.6 g
Satfat 4.2 g
Monofat 4.9 g
Polyfat 2.1 g
Protein 34.5 g
Carbohydrate 62 g
Fiber 7.3 g
Cholesterol 134 mg
Iron 7.8 mg
Sodium 775 mg
Calcium 250 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups chopped onion (about 1 large)
2 tablespoons dried thyme
1 to 2 teaspoons black pepper
10 garlic cloves, minced
6 cups (1/2-inch) cubed red potato (about 2 pounds)
2 cups (1-inch) cut green beans (about 1/2 pound)
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons anchovy paste or finely chopped olives
2 (14.5-ounce) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
8 skinned, boned chicken thighs (about 1 pound)
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°.

Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the onion, and sauté for 3 minutes. Add the thyme, pepper, and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Increase heat to medium-high. Add potato; sauté 8 minutes or until potato begins to brown. Stir in green beans, water, anchovy paste, and tomatoes. Remove mixture from heat. Nestle chicken thighs into potato mixture. Top with feta cheese. Cover and bake at 375° for 45 minutes.

Note:

August 2000