Roasted Chicken Drumsticks With Squash and Apple

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour
  • 4 servings

Sure thing, roasted drumsticks are always welcome on our plates. But the way we flavor them and the side-dish we serve them over (or cook them with) makes the difference. This time not only we herbed them, but we baked them on a bed of sweet potato, apple, and butternut squash slices and wedges.

Ingredients Needed for Roasted Chicken Drumsticks With Squash and Apple

    4 chicken drumsticks
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
    1 teaspoon rosemary
    1 teaspoon sage
    1 teaspoon thyme
    4 garlic cloves, crushed
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 butternut squash, sliced
    1 sweet potato, wedged
    2 onions, quartered
    1 apple, sliced
    thyme sprigs
    rosemary sprigs
    pumpkin seeds
    pomegranate seeds

How to Make Roasted Chicken Drumsticks With Squash and Apple

  1. Place the drumsticks in a dish, drizzle with olive oil and cider vinegar, season with rosemary, sage, and thyme and coat them with the crushed garlic.
  2. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and marinate for 15 minutes.
  3. Drizzle the vegetable oil on the bottom of a roomy baking dish and layer the sliced butternut squash and sweet potato. Add the onions and apple and garnish with thyme and rosemary sprigs.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes at 340⁰F/170⁰C.
  5. Remove from oven and garnish with raw pumpkin seeds and pomegranate seeds.

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