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    19 Ways To Actually Make Chicken Breasts Taste Incredible

    Weeknight winners.

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    1. Garlicky Chicken and Pumpkin Rice

    Make sure you grab a "pie" or "sugar" pumpkin, so it's actually edible — those big gourds make great jack-o'-lanterns, but less-than-tasty dinners. Get the recipe.

    2. Spiced Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potatoes, Apples, and Brussels Sprouts

    And onions and rosemary. Basically, everything you could want in a meal this time of year. Get the recipe.

    3. Roast Salsa Chicken and Spaghetti Squash

    Definitely a candidate for a new weeknight staple. Get the recipe.

    4. Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo With Garlic and Mustard

    This ~lightened~ alfredo is made with half-and-half and milk, but will still totally feel like comfort food. Get the recipe.

    5. Honey Mustard Chicken with Fingerling Potatoes and Green Beans

    You'll cook the potatoes and chicken first, then layer on the green beans so everything's done at the same time. Get the recipe.

    6. 30-Minute Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup

    Half an hour to a hot dinner packed with chicken and veggies? Sign me up. Get the recipe.

    7. Slow Cooker Chicken Lo Mein

    Warm noodles on a cool night = priceless. Get the recipe.

    8. Lemon Chicken and Gnocchi with Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts

    You're ~gnocchi~ gonna complain about this one. You can prep all the ingredients and store in the fridge for up to three days before you pull 'em out to roast. Get the recipe.

    9. Creamy Baked Greek Chicken Risotto

    Baking the rice in the oven makes this risotto weeknight-friendly. Get the recipe.

    10. 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

    You can also make it on the stove, if you have precooked chicken handy or want to quickly cook some. Get the recipe.

    11. Crispy Walnut Herb Chicken with Broccoli, Carrots, and Potatoes

    This chicken's a little nutty, a little crispy, and comes complete with a side of roast vegetables. Get the recipe.

    12. Sheet Pan Chicken "Stir-Fry"

    Eat it immediately or divide into bowls for your weekday lunches. Either way, it only takes about 30 minutes from start to finish. Get the recipe.

    13. Fuji Apple Mixed Greens Salad with Chicken

    It calls for apple chips, but you could definitely enjoy with fresh seasonal apples, too! Get the recipe.

    14. Homestyle Chicken and Biscuits with Carrots and Herbs

    To take the ~lazy route~, buy a tube of biscuit dough (and cut the dough into smaller pieces that can float on top) instead of making from scratch. Get the recipe.

    15. Panko Chicken Stuffed with Apples, Cheese, and Spinach

    You'll conveniently make roast sweet potatoes right along side the chicken. Get the recipe.

    16. Garlic-and-Maple-Glazed Chicken with Sweet Potato Hash

    Yup, that's maple syrup. It's mixed with garlic, olive oil, and balsamic to make these chicken breasts just sweet enough. Get the recipe.

    17. Perfect-Every-Time Chicken Breasts with Garlic and Paprika

    This recipe's endlessly customizable: Use your own spice blend or pour on a sauce; scatter your favorite veggies around the breasts so they roast, too, or use them to top a pretty salad. Get the recipe.

    18. Creamy Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms and Bacon

    Mushrooms and bacon and heavy cream. Enough said. Get the recipe.

    19. Cheesy Southwestern Baked Chicken with Veggies

    Layer in the chicken, sprinkle on the spices, top with cheese and veggies and dinner is done. Get the recipe.