Ally's Sweet and Savory Eats: One Pot Baked Chicken Risotto

Saturday, October 22, 2011

One Pot Baked Chicken Risotto


Before I start chatting away about risotto, check out these.  I won a giveaway and yesterday received a box full of assorted chocolate covered stuffed dates.  They are out of this world.  So far we've tried the dark chocolate almond and they have not disappointed, so I'm sure the others will tag closely behind.

Sweet Pillar & Co. you have done these right!

Now on to dinner.  More often than not, I'm asked about easy, family meals.  Ones that require little to no prep time and don't make a disaster of the kitchen.

This one fits into that category perfectly.  One pot, easy ingredients, happy family.


One Pot Baked Chicken Risotto
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
1 c. diced carrots
1/2 c. diced celery
2 c. arborio rice
2 1/2 c. chicken stock (warm)
1 T. lemon pepper seasoning
2 t. salt
4 cloves garlic, minced

Grease a large dutch oven or casserole dish.  Place chicken breasts, garlic, carrots, celery, seasonings and rice in bottom of dish.  Pour warm stock over ingredients and stir to combine.  Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes, covered.

Open the lid and you have this.

Folks, it has the flavor of chicken noodle soup, minus the fuss.  A perfect comfort meal for the upcoming cold, fall days.


Today, I'll be tackling a homemade Christmas gift project I am stirring up (just wait and see!), watching my beloved Hawkeyes, doing laundry, grocery shopping, muffin baking and chasing kids.

A typical fall Saturday.

I hope yours is as fun as mine.

6 comments:

  1. Jenn@slim-shoppin.comOctober 23, 2011 at 10:58 AM

    Hi Ally! Sounds like a great day to me :0) I love this recipe and I'm going to add it to my menu this week, I love easy one dish recipes

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  2. This simplicity of this makes me almost want to eat chicken...just so I can eat this :)

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  3. Jolene (Everydayfoodie)October 23, 2011 at 1:34 PM

    Your fall Saturdays sound pretty good!! I would love to be able to do anything other than homework on my weekends.

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  4. LOL! Katie - just minus the chicken and add in more veggies, or even tofu!

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  5. Tami@NutmegnotebookOctober 23, 2011 at 5:59 PM

    I like easy one dish meals like this. It frees me up to do other things. I can't wait to hear what the Christmas project is! I was at the mall today and many of the stores are decorated for Christmas already. I'm just starting to think about Thanksgiving!

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  6. Baking SerendipityOctober 23, 2011 at 9:56 PM

    One pot meals often save my weeknight dinners :) This one looks fantastic!

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