Roast Chicken with Butternut Squash, Thyme and Sage Stuffing Balls

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Real Food Kids Will Love: Over 100 simple and delicious recipes for toddlers and up

By Annabel Karmel

Published 2018

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Making time to eat together at the dinner table as a family is so important and a Sunday roast is the ultimate excuse. You’ll be surprised just what younger members will be willing to try when everyone sits down and eats together. The butternut squash stuffing is super tasty, too.


  • 1 large corn-fed, free-range or organic chicken
  • salt and pepper


Mix the marinade ingredients together in a large bowl (big enough to fit the chicken). Add the chicken and coat it in the mixture, then leave to marinate at room temperature for at least 20 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Place the marinated chicken in a roastin