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Roasted Chicken with Sausage and Peppers

April 26, 2023 • 0 comments

Roasted Chicken with Sausage and Peppers
All the classic flavors of an Italian sub in this fun and delicious roasted chicken dish.
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  • Servings: 4


  • (3/4 pound) hot Italian sausages, halved crosswise
  • (3) Italian frying peppers or Cubanelles, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • (2) large red bell peppers, cut into large strips
  • (2) large red onions, cut into 1-inch wedges
  • (2 Tablespoons) extra virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • (2 Tablespoons) dried oregano
  • (to taste) kosher salt
  • (to taste) fresh ground black pepper
  • (2 teaspoons) grated lemon zest
  • (1, 3-4 pounds) Chicken, Whole


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°. Wrap the center pillar of a 10-inch Bundt pan with foil.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the sausages with all of the peppers, the onions, the 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of the oregano. Season with salt and pepper and add to the pan.
  3. Brush the chicken with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, the remaining 1 tablespoon of oregano and the lemon zest. Perch the chicken on the pan by inserting the center pillar into the cavity.
  4. Roast the chicken for about 1 hour, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the inner thigh registers 155°. Transfer to a board; let rest for 15 minutes.
  5. Transfer the sausages, peppers, onions and pan juices to a platter. Carve the chicken and arrange on the platter. Serve.