Savory Rosemary Roast Chicken: Sunday Tradition!

Picture this: it’s a crisp Sunday morning, and the aroma of rosemary-infused roast chicken fills your kitchen. This delicious recipe has become a cherished tradition in our family, a comforting reminder of the weekend’s leisurely pace. The golden-brown skin, the fragrant rosemary, and the juicy tenderness of the chicken make this dish a standout, and it’s surprisingly easy to prepare.


  • 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
  • 4-5 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Rinse the chicken inside and out, then pat it dry with paper towels.
  3. Season the chicken with salt and pepper, both inside and out.
  4. Stuff the cavity with fresh rosemary, minced garlic, and lemon slices.
  5. Truss the chicken to keep it compact and help it cook evenly.
  6. Place the chicken in a roasting pan, drizzle it with olive oil, and add more rosemary on top.
  7. Roast in the preheated oven for about 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the skin is golden and the juices run clear when you pierce the thigh.
  8. Let it rest for 10-15 minutes before carving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4-6

This Savory Rosemary Roast Chicken is a timeless Sunday tradition that brings warmth and flavor to your weekend. The combination of rosemary, garlic, and lemon infuses the chicken with irresistible taste, and it’s perfect for sharing with loved ones.

Nutrition: Calories 300 | Fat 18g | Carbs 2g | Protein 30g

Picture this: as you take that first juicy bite, you’re transported to a cozy Sunday gathering, surrounded by family and friends. This Savory Rosemary Roast Chicken has the power to turn an ordinary day into a cherished tradition. So, gather your loved ones, create memories, and savor the magic of this delightful dish.