Within hot and busy summer days, I rarely have the time or patience to put forth a lot of effort in the kitchen. So I’ve been making Weight Watcher recipes that are fast, easy, and delicious.

This Balsamic Roasted Chicken and Vegetables Recipe is a great dish that I find myself cooking again and again because it’s super fast and easy, and my whole family loves it. Sometimes, I’ll even double, or triple this recipe, then freeze it in the marinade so that I can have it available for a quick and easy dinner the following week too.

The marinade is so incredibly flavorful, and the meat turns out juicy and delicious. I have sometimes left my veggies in the marinade with the chicken, and that also works….the veggies just come out darker from soaking in the marinade. Such an easy and tasty meal! Enjoy.

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balsamic roasted chicken
Balsamic Roasted Chicken and Vegetables
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
12 hrs 50 mins
Succulent chicken thighs marinated in a soy balsamic sauce, paired with sweet carrots and onions, makes for an easy and healthy Weight Watchers dinner recipe.
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 220 kcal
  • 1 lb chicken thighs (skinless, boneless)
  • 1 red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 2 large carrots (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a large bowl, mix together the soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, and salt & pepper. Add in the chicken, cover and marinate overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 425. Mist a large baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Add vegetables in with the chicken, and toss to coat. Transfer veggies, chicken, and marinade to baking dish (do not crowd chicken).
  4. Place in oven, and roast for about 30-40 minutes, turning once halfway through, or until chicken is cooked through.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 1 1/2 chicken thighs with vegetables

Each serving = 3 Points*

*based only on ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
Balsamic Roasted Chicken and Vegetables
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 10%
Saturated Fat 2.3g 12%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 656mg 27%
Potassium 477mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 8.3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
Sugars 3.3g
Protein 34.4g 69%
Calcium 3%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  1. Brenda Pasieka Reply

    love all your recipes and I thank you for sharing. I never print them, I save them in evernotes.

  2. Mary Lou Oliveri Reply

    I like your recipes, but find them difficult to print, as there is always additional printing over the recipe ingredients. I didn’t used to have this problem while printing your recipes, and it has resulted in trying to copy the ingredients to make sense of the recipe. I wondered if you were aware of this problem, as I read in the comments awhile back, that your recipes were not print friendly. I realized that I wasn’t the only one having problems with printing, and I hope that you can get this issue resolved, as I need all the ideas I can get to stay on Weight Watchers! Thank you for your attention to this matter.

  3. I love all your recipes and have made several! Thank you for sharing with us!! Happy Summer!

  4. I can’t seem to print recipes from this site – when I click Printer Friendly the preview and the consequent page only contains the photo and description of the recipe, not the actual recipe.

  5. Something wrong with your printing link. When I click on Printer Friendly one page prints — the photo and the para describing the recipe — but not the recipe.
    This has happened with several recipes lately

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