Roasted Chicken Breasts with Carrots and Onions

Chicken breasts are roasted with carrots, prunes, and onions for a sweet and savory main course. This quick recipe can be ready in 45 minutes, giving you ample time to prepare the rest of your Rosh Hashanah holiday dinner.

Peel carrots with a vegetable peeler; trim ends. Use a sharp knife to halve carrots lengthwise. Cut on the diagonal into 1/2-inch chunks.

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4 bone-in chicken breast halves (10 to 12 ounces each)
1 pound carrots, peeled, halved, and cut on the diagonal into 1/2-inch chunks
6 garlic cloves, quartered
1 medium red onion, halved, cut into 1/2-inch wedges coarse salt and ground pepper
Coarse salt and ground pepper
3/4 cup pitted prunes, quartered lengthwise
Couscous, for serving, optional


1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place chicken on a rimmed baking sheet. Arrange carrots, garlic, and onion around chicken; season chicken and vegetables generously with salt and pepper. Roast 10 minutes.

2. Stir prunes into vegetables. Continue roasting until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender, 15 to 20 minutes more. Serve chicken and vegetables over couscous, if desired.

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