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.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2000

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


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 488
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 12.6g
  • Saturated fat: 4.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Protein: 34.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 62g
  • Fiber: 7.3g
  • Cholesterol: 134mg
  • Iron: 7.8mg
  • Sodium: 775mg
  • Calcium: 250mg

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Easy Greek Chicken Casserole Recipe