One Dish Dinner {EASY recipe}

Today, I'm sharing a super simple recipe with y'all. It's one where you don't have to measure any ingredients. You don't have to dirty up 10 bowls to prep. You don't have to tend to it the whole time it's cooking.

I present to you....

The One Dish Dinner


2 large chicken breasts
5 medium red potatoes
1 can of green beans
1 pkg of dry Italian dressing
1 stick of butter


Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Spray a 13x9 inch pan with olive oil spray.
Place the chicken in the middle of the pan.
Quarter your potatoes, and place them on one side of the pan.
Drain the green beans and place them on the other side of the pan.
Sprinkle the Italian dressing over everything in the dish.
Cut pats of the stick butter and place a few on the green beans, and the others on the potatoes.
Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour 10 minutes.

A few notes:
  • Next time, I will only use half a stick of butter. One whole stick seemed to be a bit much.
  • I loved that the whole dinner (sides included) were ready at the same time. I loved not having to make extra sides.
  • The recipe I used (from a co-worker) was halved to feed just Nate and I. If you double it, you may want to use a bigger pan.
  •  You could use whatever spray you have to coat the pan. I used olive oil because it's the healthier alternative.
  • This smells amazing the second you put it in the oven. The aroma will fill your house and your stomach will start growling long before it's done. Be prepared. ;)

Let me know if you try this and how you like it!


Helene in Between said...

this sounds really easy and delicious!

Boo's Basket said...

OMGosh - what a great idea...will do this weeekend for sure!!

Brianne Bracco said...

This looks so easy and delicious! Must try! Thanks for sharing your secret ways ;)

Bri Buzali said...

This is awesome! I'm always looking for quick easy recipes I can make when I get home from work.

Heather said...

That looks delish!

Illegally Blonde said...

This is my kind of meal...

Charlotte Hayes said...


<3, Charlotte

Bunnie said...



XOXO Bunnie

Mateya said...

This is awesome, I need to try it!

Shelley said...

I need to try this!!

Holly said...

Oooo awesome!!! What an easy and yummy recipe, I am DEFINITELY trying this :)

Micah said...

Love this. I'm definitely going to try it. Not only is it easier, but fewer dishes is always a win with me!

Crazy Shenanigans-JMO said...

That looks yummy!

scrapperjen said...

That looks amazing! I will CERTAINLY be trying this one.
Thanks for sharing.

Jennie said...

I love dinner ideas!! Come link up with me on Monday and share! Would love to have you!
Stopping by from the link up today!

Laura Darling said...

Yum this looks so good! And easy! Win win! :)

Mainstreet Productions said...

so alittle behind the times but just found this recipe yesterday-delicious!! I tweaked it a bit for my picky husband who doesn't want chicken 4-6 days a week. I had a separate one that had meat patties and the vegetables were quartered white onions, baby carrots and mini-tomatoes. Italian dressing on the onion/carrot/tomato but I put a meat seasoning on the hamburger patties-yum!! I also changed the green beans to broccoli as I had that on hand-just a note though on the broccoli-I used frozen and they came out alittle soft -I liked it but it was the only criticism I got-both pans are gone!! thanks for sharing!!

Jay said...

Hi! I run a mental health blog focused around depression ( http://depressionresource.tumblr.com ) and I was trying to find some recipes for my followers who may be too exhausted to get proper nutrition. I'll be repinning this recipe! Thanks!

Eloquent Obi said...

yum! i guess you could use any veggie for this really right?

Tara Furr said...

I've made this before and it's really good, I tried it with pork chops as well, they cooked a little too fast but just a little adjustment on time and temperatures will help :)


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