Easy recipe to make a low-calorie Christmas roast

The Christmas holidays are approaching and it is time to start thinking about what dishes are going to complete our menu. We have seen how to make a low calorie pate, or what seafood Choose for a low-fat entree and we've also shared a recipe for nougat and light desserts, and now we bring you this chicken recipe that will conquer even the most demanding palates.

Here you have an easy recipe to make a roasted chicken with boletus and parsnip Ideal for Christmas, in addition, it will be an economical and healthy dish. It is perfect to maintain the diet without neglecting the pleasure of eating.

Ingredients for 4 people:


1 whole chicken (approximately 2 kilos)

2 parsnips

2 heads of garlic

1 teaspoon allspice

½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 bay leaves

1 sprig fresh rosemary


Extra virgin olive oil

500 grams of frozen boletus edulis


Turn on the oven with heat up and down to 180º C. Prepare the chicken, make sure it is well cleaned. Dry thoroughly with absorbent paper towels, season with salt, allspice, black pepper and extra virgin olive oil, and tie it so that it keeps its shape during baking.

Peel the parsnips and cut them into sticks, cut the two garlic heads horizontally and put the two things on the baking sheet, add salt and a stream of extra virgin olive oil, move so that parsnips and garlic are impregnated with aove, and place the chicken on top with the breasts down. Add the bay leaves and rosemary.

Place the tray in the oven and let it be done for an hour. After this time, remove the tray from the oven and turn it over, add the defrosted boletus. Season the mushrooms with salt and pepper.

Insert the tray in the oven again, at medium height, and program about 40-60 minutes, until you see that the skin is golden and crispy, you can also check that the chicken is made by pricking it, and checking that no pink liquid comes out or Red. The meat also separates easily from the bone.

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