Healthy one pan roast chicken

Your easiest ever midweek meal is here. BBC Good Food's one pan roast chicken is healthy, takes minutes to prepare and is packed with rainbow vegetables.

Points to remember: 

  • Heat oven to 200C/180C/gas 6. Zest and juice 1 lemon and roughly chop a handful of thyme sprigs.
  • Put a 1.6kg chicken into a large roasting tin, rub with the lemon juice, 1 tbsp rapeseed oil and the thyme. Roast for 25 mins.
  • Meanwhile chop 500g butternut squash (skin on), 300g carrots, 300g parsnips, 1 red onion into chunks.
  • Separate the cloves from 1 garlic bulb.
  • Mix all the veg together with 1 tbsp rapeseed oil, the lemon zest and seasoning.
  • Nestle the veg around the chicken and roast for a further 45 mins, turning the veg halfway through.

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