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Budget Cooking: Crispy Baked Drumsticks with Sautéed Green Beans
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  • CourseMain Dish
  • CuisineBudget-friendly
  • 9 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • 1/2 yellow onion, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. of each: paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, oregano, parsley, and black pepper
  • 2 tsp. salt, divided, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4-6 drumsticks
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 3 cups veggie stock
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 8 oz. green beans, trimmed
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 425° F. In a bowl, combine chicken with spices, oil, onion, and 6 cloves of minced garlic. Transfer to baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes.
  2. While the chicken is roasting, combine veggie stock and tomato paste in a pot over high heat. Add rice to mixture and cook until rice is fluffy.
  3. While rice is cooking, blanch green beans in salted water for 4 min. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add green beans and 3 cloves of minced garlic, then toss until garlic is golden and crispy. Add salt and pepper to taste and set aside.
  5. When rice is done, add in chopped cilantro. Season with salt and pepper and mix.
  6. When everything is cooked, serve your chicken, rice, and green beans on a plate and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

This recipe was provided by East Side Table as part of our Budget Cooking class series.

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