Sage Roasted Chicken with Apples, Cabbage, and Golden Beets, topped with
Salted Maple Pecans



Ready In:

less than 1 hr

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About this Recipe

By: Morgana Jane

This simple and delicious one-pan-wonder offers wonderful savory flavors with a hint of sweet crunch here and there. It’s a favorite in this house and perfect for a busy week night dinner!


  • ½ large Cabbage, shredded

  • 1 large Golden Beet, cut into thin wedges

  • 1 medium Red Onion, cut into thin wedges

  • 1 Apple, cut into thin wedges

  • 1 tsp Salt

  • Pepper to taste

  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced

  • Long drizzle of Olive Oil

  • ¼ cup Balsamic Vinegar

  • 8 boneless, skinless Chicken Thighs

  • 2 tbsp fresh Thyme

  • ½ cup Pecans (or walnuts), coarsely chopped

  • 2 tbsp Maple Syrup

  • ¼ tsp salt

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1 

Set oven to 350°. Place pecans in a small dish.

Add maple syrup and ¼ tsp salt. Mix well and set aside.

Step 2

Place all other ingredients into a large bowl and mix well until everything is evenly coated with seasoning and olive oil. Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet and distribute evenly, keeping chicken thighs on top.

Give the pecans a stir then sprinkle them over the pan (drizzle any salted maple syrup that has collected in the dish over the pan as well).

Step 3

Pop the pan in the oven for 35 – 40 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through, then turn the heat up to 400° for 5 minutes.

Step 4

When the chicken is cooked through remove the pan from the oven and share everything over 4 plates, then sit down and enjoy the delightful savory flavors of the simple one-pan-wonder that you have created for dinner! (Clean-up is going to be so easy!)

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