When life gets busy, these Greek sheet pan chicken breasts do all the work for you and gets dinner on the table fast. This greek chicken breast recipe is the perfect low carb family friendly dinner that won’t disappoint you or your kiddos!
Most of us are BUSY, so when dinner time rolls around, we be SCRAMBLIN’. After a long day of recipe testing or at a YouTube shoot, I’m always tempted to pull up my Uber Eats app, but these Greek sheet pan chicken breasts have helped me fight the incessant urge. Ever since I became a mom, sheet pan dinners like these have legit become the only reason my family gets a healthy balanced meal each night.
why sheet pan dinners are the best fast meal solution
Sheet pan dinners are the hero of the night on busy nights because they’re easy to put together, fast and don’t leave a messy clean up. This Greek sheet pan chicken breast recipe is also amazing for speedy meal prep. Double the recipe by using a second sheet pan, and then add straight to food storage containers for a healthy lunch the next day. Ready to put this Greek chicken sheet pan dinner on rotation this week? Here’s to make it.
How to make Greek sheet pan chicken breasts
This make these greek chicken breasts, I start by preparing a lemony, herby oil marinade in the morning so that it’s ready to go by dinner time. Save some of the marinade and on a lined baking sheet, add your vegetables and drizzle the remaining marinade on top. Top the vegetables with your marinated chicken breasts and bake in the oven. Garnish with the Greek necessities (I always have tzatziki, and feta on hand) and dig right in!
How this Sheet Pan Chicken Breasts are Family Friendly and Kid Approved
Chicken breasts are “safe” for most kids, and this version is flavourful with the addition of cheese and tzatziki on top (and kids love dip). While as is, it is an awesome low carb main dish (and with enough veggies to satisfy), if you’re serving these sheet pan chicken breasts to the kiddos, add in pita bread, rice or quick-cooking orzo. It’s a fast and simple meal solution I know you and the family are going to love.
Now tell me, are you a sheet pan dinner fan?
Would you make this Greek sheet pan chicken breast recipe for your family?
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Greek Sheet Pan Chicken Breasts
- 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1 zucchini diced
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes
- 1 orange bell pepper diced
- 1 yellow bell pepper diced
- 1 red onion diced
- Pomegranate arils
- Pistachios crushed
- Tzatziki for drizzling
- Feta cheese crumbled
- Parsley leaves
- In a plastic bag, mix together the olive oil, garlic, lemon, oregano, salt and pepper. Add the chicken and allow to marinate for 4-8 hours in the refrigerator.
- Preheat oven to 450 F.
- Arrange the vegetables onto a large greased baking tray and drizzle with a few spoonfuls of the marinade. Nestle the chicken breasts in and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 F.
- To serve, garnish with pomegranate arils, pistachios, tzatziki, feta and parsley. Serve with pita, if desired.
Abbey Sharp is a Registered Dietitian, an avid food writer and blogger, a cookbook author and the founder of Abbey’s Kitchen Inc.