HONEY BALSAMIC CHICKEN BREASTS AND VEGGIES

INGREDIENTS:

  • 16 ounces baby red potatoes,¬†quartered
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon, garlic, oregano and basil; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  2. In a gallon size Ziploc bag or large bowl, combine balsamic vinegar mixture and chicken; marinate for at least 30 minutes to overnight, turning the bag occasionally. Drain the chicken from the marinade.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
  4. Place potatoes and tomatoes in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Place chicken around potatoes and tomatoes in a single layer.
  5. Place into oven and roast until the chicken is completely cooked through, reaching an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 25-30 minutes.* Stir in asparagus during the last 10 minutes of cooking time.
  6. Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.