Roast Chicken With Vegetables

Total Time
1hr 45mins
30 mins
1 hr 15 mins

This one is easy on the cook.....and special enough for Company!!

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  1. Remove giblets from chicken& discard (or use to make giblet gravy).
  2. Place chickens into a large shallow roasting pan.
  3. Tuck onions into cavity; squeeze lemon over chicken& tuck into cavity.
  4. Peel& seed squash; cut into 2 inch cubes.
  5. Peel carrots& cut into 2 inch rings.
  6. Peel& quarter potatoes.
  7. Scatter these vegetables around the chickens.
  8. Pour broth over top of everything.
  9. Bake in the center of a preheated 350F oven for 35 minutes.
  10. Meanwhile, slice off dark green portions of leeks, leaving the pale green& white portion intact& slice in half lengthwise.
  11. To wash away the sand, fan the layers under cold running water.
  12. Seed peppers& cut into cubes.
  13. Remove chicken from oven, stir vegetables& baste the chicken.
  14. Scatter leeks& peppers around the chicken and sprinkle with salt& pepper.
  15. Continue roasting, basting 2 or 3 more times, for another 35 to 45 minutes.
  16. Remove chickens to a large platter; remove lemon& onions from cavity& discard.
  17. Pile roasted vegetables around the chickens& serve.