Roast Chicken with Smothered Cabbage, Bacon, and Potatoes
Roast Chicken with Smothered Cabbage, Bacon, and Potatoes
  • prep: 35 min
  • cook: 1 hr 50 min
  • total: 2 hr 25 min
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  • Summary

    Tucked under a butter- and herb-rubbed bird, savoy cabbage, thick-cut bacon, and simple potatoes meld into a caramelized, smoky, and irresistibly-tender trifecta.

    Ingredients

    • 1 lemon
    • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 1/3 cup finely chopped chives
    • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped parsley leaves and tender stems, plus whole leaves for serving
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1 (4–4 1/2-pound) whole chicken, excess fat trimmed
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
    • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
    • 1 1/2 pounds small potatoes, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch wedges
    • 1/2 pound smoked bacon (preferably center-cut), cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons caraway seeds
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 1 (1 1/2-pound) head savoy cabbage, halved, cored, cut crosswise into 1-inch-thick strips
    • Kitchen twine; a medium roasting pan (approximately 16x14x3")

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1172 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 45 g 68.59%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 68.45%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 399 mg 133.04%
    • Sodium: 1730 mg 72.1%
    • Calcium: 178 mg 17.83%
    • Potassium: 2439 mg 69.7%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 43.04%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 64 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 39.1%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 125 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 22.81%
    • Vitamin C 176.86%
    • Vitamin D 6.38%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat17
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total4 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total15 oz-eq

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