Love+Food: One-Pot Paprika Chicken Thighs
Today’s One-Pot Paprika Chicken Thighs, with potatoes and carrots, is flavorful, healthy, and good enough for company!
As much as we feel we’ve let our garden go to “pot” this summer, with all of our travels, we couldn’t be happier with the harvest that continues to give and give! We feel very blessed this year, and most recently pulled baby red and white potatoes from the garden. I’m glad we got them when they were “babies,” since they are more tender and flavorful than the larger potatoes.
This recipe today I made up on a whim, using what I had in the garden and fridge. I love those kinds of recipes – where everything goes into one pot!
From our kitchen to hers.
I took one bite and thought to myself, Yum, this is fantastic! So I called one of my friends, who I know works out of the house, and asked if she wanted to swing by to “pick up dinner” from our house!
She was elated, I was more than happy to practice a “random act of kindness,” and to think of how I could bless someone else.
One-Pot Paprika Chicken Thighs.
We enjoyed the dish for dinner, knowing our friends did as well.
Shake the chicken in paprika, salt and pepper. Cook for a few minutes on each side. Then get going on all the veggies, adding the chicken again, white wine, stock, cooking to perfection. Then … fresh thyme at the very end.
Serve it on rice, quinoa, farro, or even pasta – if you want the carbs!
Readers have asked about what smoked paprika I used, so here is a picture.
We enjoyed it plain … well, not really plain. The juices and flavors explode in your mouth, so you really don’t need anything paired with it, except maybe a nice glass of wine.
It’s more than flavor.
For me, cooking and sharing are more than flavor—they’re about people, community, faith, life, feeding, leading—even though wholesome ingredients are important!
I’d like to challenge you to think differently the next time you make a large meal (maybe you’ll double the recipe, or you’ll make extra so you have leftovers) to think outside your “little box” of who could benefit from a serving or two, of the exact meal that your family will be enjoying?
I’d love to hear about how YOU do it, what surprises or significant things happen when you share love+food?
Yield: 8 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes One-Pot Paprika Chicken Thighs, with potatoes and carrots, is flavorful, healthy, and good enough for company! Try it on served in rice, quinoa, or farro. You can use white grape juice in place of the white wine.
One-Pot Paprika Chicken Thighs
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
One-Pot Paprika Chicken Thighs, with potatoes and carrots, is flavorful, healthy, and good enough for company! Try it on served in rice, quinoa, or farro. You can use white grape juice in place of the white wine.
Here are some ideas how you can share meals with others:
Here’s a cool concept how to eat with people from around the world.
Here’s a cool Pinterest board – Make Ahead Meals for Family & Hospitality.
Great concept here on simple hospitality meals – with Coconut Brownies? Yes!
And I wrote this one year ago! Embracing the company, within your own little family, over at The Art of Simple.
Are you interested in learning more about my 3 1/2 quart Le Creuset Braiser?
I LOVE this beautiful piece in my kitchen … it’s the BEST size for most family dishes, and not too heavy for me to lift! (This post is not sponsored by Le Cresuet.)
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