Herb-Roasted Chicken with seasoned vegetables

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Total Time: 2 hr 10 min
Prep: 30 min
Inactive:10 min
Cook: 1 hr 30 min
Yield:6 servings
Level:Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 medium red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped fresh dill
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 6 – to 7-pound roasting chicken
  • potatoes and carrots, sliced

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Pulse the onion, parsley, cilantro, tarragon, 2 tablespoons dill, the walnuts and garlic in a food processor. Add 3 tablespoons olive oil, the vinegar, 2 teaspoons salt, and pepper to taste; pulse until smooth.
  2. Stir half of the herb paste with the yogurt in a small bowl; cover and refrigerate.
  3. Season the chicken inside and out with salt and pepper. Loosen the skin with your fingers; rub some of the remaining herb paste under the skin and the rest on the outside of the bird. Truss the chicken. Place in a roasting pan; roast until the skin turns golden, about 30 minutes.
  4. Reduce the oven temperature to 375 degrees. Toss the potatoes and carrots with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Baste the chicken with the drippings and add the potatoes and carrots, cut-side down, to the pan. Continue roasting until a thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the thigh registers 155 degrees, about 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper; let the chicken rest 10 minutes before carving.
  5. Arrange the chicken and potatoes and carrots on a platter; sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons dill. Serve with the yogurt sauce.

Credits to: foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/herb-roasted-chicken-with-melted-tomatoes-recipe.html