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Lemon Chicken Roasted Red Potato Pasta Recipe

Today’s Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe is a family favorite recipe that’s lovely for springtime! Our chicken potato pasta is sure to become a favorite of your family too. 

Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a family favorite from my Auntie Ruth! Delish!!

Why we love Lemon Chicken Roasted Red Potato Pasta Recipe

Our Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe was given to me by my Auntie Ruth over twenty years ago! We’re sure you’ll love it every bit as much as we do! It’s perfect for spring time–I adore the flavor pop of the lemon in this recipe.

My Auntie Ruthie is a really amazing cook and some our long-time family favorite recipes are from her, like this Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta.   

You’ll be pleasantly surprised with each flavorful bite! 

Our Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe is a family favorite recipe that's lovely for springtime! by cookingwithruthie.com

Ingredients in Lemon Chicken Roasted Red Potato Pasta Recipe

  • chicken breasts
  • fresh lemon juice
  • red potatoes
  • olive oil
  • sliced black olives
  • roma tomatoes or pack cherry tomatoes
  • sea salt, pepper
  • shaved parmesan cheese
  • whole grain penne pasta

Lemon Honey Sauce

  • zest of lemon
  • fresh lemons
  • sugar or honey
  • olive oil
  • sea salt & pepper

Our Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe is a family favorite recipe that's lovely for springtime! by cookingwithruthie.com

How to make Lemon Chicken Roasted Red Potato Pasta Recipe

  • Place chicken in gallon sealable plastic bag, add lemon juice and marinate; refrigerate 3-4 hours.
  • Preheat oven 400 degrees.
  • Coat a rimed baking sheet with cooking spray, in separate bowl toss potatoes with olive oil, salt, and pepper; evenly distribute on sheet.
  • Bake 30-35 minutes until soft and lightly browned; stirring twice.
  • Remove chicken from fridge.
  • Coat large fry pan with cooking spray; cook chicken over medium heat.
  • Cook until center is no longer pink and nicely browned, shred chicken with 2 forks.
  • Cover and keep warm (may need to add 1/4-1/3 cup water to pan half way thru cooking, if needed).
  • Meanwhile; cook pasta tender firm, drain, return to pot.

How to make Lemon Honey Sauce

  • In a small mixing bowl combine sauce.
  • In a large bowl combine tomatoes, olives, and hot ingredients, toss with sauce.
  • Serve hot or cold.
  • Enjoy your Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe!

Our Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe is a family favorite recipe that's lovely for springtime! by cookingwithruthie.com

Tips for Storage

  • This recipe is makes quite a bit but don’t worry it keeps just fine in the fridge for up to 5 days.  
  • To reheat for lunch or dinner–drizzle with olive oil or water; reheat it in the microwave for one minute.
  • It’s also very good chilled–give it a try for your leftovers!
Yield: 10

Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe

Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta on www.cookingwithruthie.com is perfect for spring time, I adore the flavor pop of the lemon in this recipe.

Our Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe is a family favorite recipe that's lovely for springtime! 

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3-4 chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 5-6 red potatoes, medium diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (12 ounce) can sliced black olives
  • 3 roma tomatoes, diced or pack cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup shaved parmesan cheese, garnish
  • 1 (16 ounce) package whole grain penne pasta (cooked to al dente)
  • 
Sauce:
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 fresh lemons, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or honey
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Place chicken in gallon sealable plastic bag, add lemon juice and marinate; refrigerate 3-4 hours.
  2. Preheat oven 400 degrees.
  3. Coat a rimed baking sheet with cooking spray, in separate bowl toss potatoes with olive oil, salt, and pepper; evenly distribute on sheet.
  4. Bake 30-35 minutes until soft and lightly browned; stirring twice.
  5. Remove chicken from fridge.
  6. Coat large fry pan with cooking spray; cook chicken over medium heat.
  7. Cook until center is no longer pink and nicely browned, shred chicken with 2 forks.
  8. Cover and keep warm (may need to add 1/4-1/3 cup water to pan half way thru cooking, if needed).
  9. Meanwhile; cook pasta tender firm, drain, return to pot.
  10. In a small mixing bowl combine sauce.
  11. In a large bowl combine tomatoes, olives, and hot ingredients, toss with sauce.
  12. Serve hot or cold.
  13. Enjoy your Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 283Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 415mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 19g

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Our Lemon Chicken Roasted Potato Pasta Recipe is a family favorite recipe that's lovely for springtime! by cookingwithruthie.com

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  1. Ruth Kropp says:

    5 stars
    I like be that you used this recipe!!! You are so amazing my sweet niece!
    Next time you make it try using kalamata olives instead of black, it’s even better, at least we think so!
    You look beautiful!
    See you soon!
    Love
    Your “favorite” Aunt Ruth

    • Ruthie says:

      Good Morning Auntie Ruth … I love you!! Thank you for letting me share your delightful recipe, it’s been loved by us for EVER 🙂 xoxoxo- Ruthie

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