Chicken with roots & chickpeas

A filling and healthy meal that’s great for an easy supper

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:50 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 590
  • fat 32g
  • saturates 8g
  • carbs 37g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 10g
  • protein 40g
  • salt 2.12g


  • 4 chicken leg quarters
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 carrots, cut into large chunks
  • 3 parsnips, cut into large chunks
  • 1 onion, cut into large chunks
  • 1 tbsp Moroccan seasoning
  • 440g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 400g can tomatoes
  • chopped coriander, optional


  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Toss the chicken, oil, vegetables and seasoning together with some salt and pepper. Roast for 40 mins, shaking the pan every so often.

  2. When the chicken and vegetables are cooked, lift the chicken onto plates, then put the roasting tin over a high heat. Tip in the chickpeas and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Cook for a few mins, then stir in the coriander, if using. Serve with the chicken.

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