Roasted Chicken with Butternut Squash

by Quick Cook One Pot Meals |

Preparation Time

25 Minutes






Blend some of the cooked butternut squash with some of the cooked chicken (without the bone)

Finger Food

Give your baby some of the chopped squash and chicken


  • 500g butternut squash, peeled and cut into thin slices

  • 1 red onion, sliced

  • 4 bone-in chicken breasts

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 25g walnut halves

  • 8 sage leaves

  • salt and pepper

  • To serve: Crusty bread, green salad

This is a tasty one-tray bake so minimal washing up – result!

1. Arrange the squash, onion and chicken, skin side up, in a roasting tin.

2. Drizzle over the oil, season to taste and toss to make sure everything is well coated in oil.

3. Place in a preheated oven at 200°C/gas mark 6 for 15 minutes.

4. Drizzle over the balsamic vinegar and scatter the walnuts and sage leaves around the chicken.

5. Return to the oven for 5-10 minutes until the squash is tender and the chicken is cooked through.

6. Serve with crusty bread and green salad.

This recipe is from Hamlyn All Colour: Quick Cook One Pot Meals by Emma Lewis, published by Hamlyn, £4.99.

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