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1 pound sweet Italian sausage, sliced

2 tablespoons olive oil

8 generous pieces chicken (thighs and breasts)

4 potatoes, quartered

1 large onion, cut into 8 wedges

3 large garlic cloves, minced

2 cups chicken broth

Salt and pepper

1 teaspoon Italian

¼ teaspoon dried red pepper flakes

1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Place sausage slices in large roasting pan; drizzle with oil. Bake until browned (about 15 minutes), stirring once. Add chicken pieces, potatoes, onions and garlic.

Pour chicken broth over all. Season with salt and pepper. Add Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes. Cover and bake 30 minutes, basting occasionally. Add green beans; bake until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with knife (about an additional 10 minutes). Serve with salad and garlic bread or crusty rolls.

Paula Sabo

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