Inspiring vegetarian recipes
Try our vibrant veggie dishes, from meat-free lasagne to vegetable curry and vegetarian chilli
Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a lidded casserole large enough to hold the chicken. Add the bacon and cook, stirring, until it begins to brown. Push the bacon to the edges of the pan and add the chicken, breast- side down. Cook for about 3 minutes on each side, until golden-brown all over. Turn it breast-side up to finish.
Add the thyme sprigs, leeks and celery to the pan with the wine and chicken stock. Put the lid on and roast in the oven for 1½ hours.
Meanwhile, make the salsa verde by blitzing all the ingredients together in a small food processor to make a textured sauce. Taste and add a litle more red wine vinegar or oil if needed. Serve the chicken, vegetables and pan juices with spoonfuls of salsa verde.