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Roasted Chicken Thighs with Mustard-Thyme Sauce
Photo: Johnny Autry

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Mustard-Thyme Sauce

Time: 40 minutes

Kid Tweak: Add a little honey to the pan sauce.

Serve with Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans: Preheat oven to 425°. Combine 1 tablespoon olive oil; 1/4 teaspoon salt; 1/4 teaspoon black pepper; 1 pound fingerling potatoes, halved lengthwise; 10 ounces trimmed haricots verts; and 2 thinly sliced garlic cloves on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray; toss to coat. Bake at 425° on bottom rack for 25 minutes, stirring once. CALORIES 145; FAT 3.7g (sat 0.5g); SODIUM 158mg

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