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Did you know you can get amazing fresh local produce at Walmart? I’ve shopped at Walmart for a long time now and I love to create meals by visiting Walmart’s produce section and getting inspired by what I find. You can find organic and locally grown produce in Walmart stores. Locally grown, if you weren’t aware, means produce that was bought and sold right in the same state. Supporting local farms and farmers is very important and allows Walmart not only to just positively impact the economy, but also offer their customers incredibly fresh, high quality produce. Discovering America with Walmart + Sheet Pan Dinner: Chicken and Rainbow Veggies
And did you know that Walmart supports thousands of American farms and farmers? Recently, I attended their Rediscovering America event, a relaunched Walmart program highlighting the importance of supporting organic and locally-grown produce right here in our backyard.
Rediscovering America tasks nine celebrated chefs from across the country to feature fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables from Walmart on their own menus. At the event, I learned that it’s possible to create delicious meals and flavors when you simply have great ingredients.
For example, we were served these delicious bites, all made from fresh locally-grown and organic produce from Walmart.
I was so inspired from meeting some of the featured chefs, like Chef Maribel and Chef Justin Beckett, that I gathered a bunch of beautiful produce from this event and took it home to create a recipe for my family.
You can easily make this sheet pan dinner in 40 minutes or so and serve chicken and veggies on their own, or with whole wheat pasta or rice.
This is what I created:
Sheet Pan Dinner: Roasted Chicken and Rainbow Veggies
1 package chicken tenders or chicken breasts, cut in thin strips (1 lb)
2 heads of broccoli
1 orange pepper
1 red pepper
1 yellow pepper
Everything Bagel Seasoning
Great Value Organic Mediterranean Style Garlic & Herb Grinder, 3 oz
(or you can use rosemary, cumin, coriander, thyme, and oregano)
Great Value Light Tasting Olive Oil
(2 pack) Great Value Double Zipper Storage Bags, Mega Pack
Great Value Non-Stick Parchment Paper, 60 sq ft
Make a marinade for the chicken – add 5 tablespoons of light tasting olive oil, 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, and 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Whisk together and marinate chicken.
While chicken is marinating, chop up veggies.
Take a zippered bag and add a teaspoon of olive oil and one vegetable at a time. Close the bag and thoroughly coat the veggies.
Arrange the veggies on a baking sheet, on top of parchment paper. Repeat with each veggie. Place the marinated chicken onto the parchment paper.
Sprinkle with Mediterranean Seasoning and Everything Bagel Seasoning.
Put in the oven for 20 minutes at 375 degrees and then turn oven onto low broil for more 5 minutes. If you plan to serve this with whole grain pasta or rice, start making it now.
Remove veggies and keep chicken in oven for 7 more minutes on high broil.
I moved the chicken and veggies over to a pretty platter and served alongside whole grain pasta. I do believe that even picky kids will eat something that looks attractive and this fits the bill! This will keep for around 2 days or so and my family loved it! You can even sprinkle cheese on top of it (I chose not to).
You can serve over rice also.
For my very very picky eater – my 9 year old son, I served him the chicken with broccoli over the pasta with a little cheese sprinkled on top. He’s just not a pepper fan, even if the rest of my family loves then.
If you want, you can double the amount of chicken you use to 2 packages.
Remember you can find all this delicious produce at Walmart!
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This Rediscovering America with Walmart + Sheet Pan Dinner: Chicken and Rainbow Veggies
Krystel | Frugal Living says
Looks like an amazing dinner. Walmart is a must visit for me
Annemarie LeBlanc says
I love sheet pan dinners. Tis recipe of yours is awsomxe. These chicken with chopped veggies really did the trick. My family espceially my grandson would find this tasty!
Claudia Krusch says
Love Walmart! It sounds like it was a great event! Can’t wait to try your recipe!
Pan sheet meals are a lifesaver for me. I have to get dinner on the table quick and this helps me do it with minimal mess and with healthy options.
Ruth I says
What a lovely recipe to try. I think this is my type of meal. I like it a lot.
I love veggies a lot. So great to find everything I need at Walmart! Thanks for sharing!
Having access to fresh, local produce is great. It’s nice to see large companies like Walmart doing this.
That looks delicious. I love sheet pan recipes. They’re the best. I also really love that this is so colorful.
Brianne Tursi Manz says
I have noticed more and more locally-grown fruits and vegetables being sold in Walmart. I think that is awesome for both local farmers and shoppers who want farm-fresh produce. These are some great foods in your post.
Tara Pittman says
Now that the weather is getting cooler here, I can use the oven again. I need to make some rainbow veggies.
I love pan sheet meals! They are so easy and convenient. My kids love them too!
Monica Parlee says
Lately I have been seeing a few recipes for sheet pan dinners and really want to give yours a try, it looks delicious! I’m going to make it tomorrow night.
Looks SO yummy. I can’t wait to try it out!