Roasted Chicken with Potatoes and Baked Pears

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Roasted Chicken with Potatoes and Baked Pears
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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 25 min.
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This comforting dish is rich in lean protein and fiber.

Serve this roast chicken with a simple side salad in a vinaigrette.

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
butter (for the roasting dish)
2 ⅔ cups waxy potatoes
1 cup smoked Bacon (cut into lardons)
2 Pear (quartered, cored and cut into wedges)
1 tablespoon Sage
1 chicken (ready to cook, approx. 3-4 lbs, split into 8 pieces)
2 tablespoons olive oil
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Preparation steps

1.

Heat the oven to 400°F, and grease a roasting dish with butter.

2.
Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for around 20 min. Drain, leave to cool slightly then peel and chop.
3.
Fry the bacon in its own fat and then add the potatoes. Fry until golden then remove from the heat.
4.
Place the pears, potatoes, bacon and the sage leaves in the prepared roasting dish and place the chicken on top. Season with salt and ground black pepper and drizzle with some oil. Roast for around 30 min. Remove from the oven and arrange on a serving platter.