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Chicken, Goat Cheese, and Greens

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“Simple recipe that uses those store-bought rotisserie chickens! Chicken cooked atop a bed of chard, bathed in lemon, and served with herbed goat cheese makes for a quick, easy dinner in half an hour. Source: Better Homes and Gardens, May 2005”

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. Reserve one or two small leaves of chard. Tear remaining chard and place in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish.
  3. Remove string from chicken; use the string to tie the chicken legs together. Place chicken on chard in dish.
  4. In a small bowl combine oil and lemon juice. Drizzle oil mixture over chicken and chard in dish.
  5. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the snipped herbs over the chicken and chard.
  6. Sprinkle salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper over chard only.
  7. Loosely cover baking dish with foil. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until torn chard is tender.
  8. Meanwhile, sprinkle cheese with remaining 1 tablespoon snipped herbs and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  9. Transfer chicken to a serving platter.
  10. Place several of the goat cheese rounds on top of chicken.
  11. Add reserved chard leaves. Toss cooked chard in dish to evenly coat with cooking liquid.
  12. Serve chard and remaining cheese with.
  13. chicken.
  14. Tip: This recipe doubles easily to serve 8. Double the ingredients and prepare as directed above except place all the greens and both chickens in a large shallow roasting pan. Bake as above.

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