Easy Chicken and Zucchini Bake

This Chicken and Zucchini Bake recipe is so easy to make but it tastes really good, it's one of those meals that you feel good about. This bake is Whole30 compliant and has simple healthy ingredients: chicken, zucchini, onion and garlic, all seasoned to perfection. Baking zucchini seals in their flavor, you can adjust cooking time to make them firmer or softer. Believe me, it's quite delicious!
Easy Chicken and Zucchini Bake


  • 6 chicken thighs (skinless, boneless, cut into quarters)
  • 2 zucchini (sliced into rounds)
  • 1 onion (small, sliced into half moons)
  • 3 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 lemon (zested)
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
Prep time:
7 minutes
Cook time:
23 minutes
Total time:
30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings | Prep time: 7 minutes | Cook time: 23 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes


1. Combine chicken, garlic, lemon zest and half of the Italian seasoning. Season with salt and pepper.
2. Slice zucchini into rounds, slice onion into half moons. Combine zucchini with the rest of the Italian seasoning, season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle sliced onions with salt, pepper and squeeze a few drops of lemon juice.

3. Preheat oven to 400F (200C).
4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chicken for 2-3 minutes per side.
5. Add zucchini and onions, toss (make sure you use an oven proof skillet). Bake for 15 minutes, until zucchini are tender and chicken is cooked through.

8. Drizzle with some lemon juice before serving.

Products I recommend for this recipe

Italian Seasoning

Italian Seasoning
Olive Oil

Olive Oil



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Red Onion

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Guest October 25, 2017 1:02 PM
Baking veggies is the best. One pot meals are awesome for busy weeknights. This is a family friendly meal, and leftovers would be good for lunch too.

Nice and easy!

Guest October 25, 2017 12:22 AM
I love quick and easy and healhty recipes like these. It makes getting good food on the table much more doable. Thank you for sharing!

Looks good!

Guest October 24, 2017 9:26 PM
My kids will definitely appreciate me cooking this dish for them, since they love and chicken aaaand zucchinis! Yum!

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