Rustic Italian Sheet Pan Chicken


Doesn't this remind you of a rustic meal you'd experience in the Tuscany region of Italy?
Ree Drummond (The Pioneer Woman) cooked up this dish on the Food Network and it reminded me of dining at a farmhouse in Fiesole in Tuscany.  Fiesole is perched on a hill with many olive groves just 10 minutes outside the beautiful city of Florence...


This is super savory and a healthy one dish meal.  
Here’s Ree Drummond's basic recipe for Italian Sheet Pan Chicken, I think you'll love.

NOTE:  I made these changes to the recipe:
I used olive oil infused with basil;
I substituted lemon balsamic (see below) for the plain balsamic;
I added green olives;
I used whole wheat bread for the croutons.


I marinate mine over night.  Here it is ready to go into the oven.






Allora!  These were extra large chicken thighs, my goodness!
Serve with a nice Chardonnay!


I used the best lemon balsamic purchased at the Olive House (Solvang, CA.) 




Please view my post on Florence here and Fiesole here!


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