Roast Chicken or Capon Stuffed with Rice, Carrots and Green Beans – Ideas for Festive Roasts

A great festive roast is perfect for family gatherings and special occasions and this roast chicken or capon stuffed with rice, carrots and green beans makes a tasty centerpiece. Here are some ideas for creating your own delicious roast.

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a large pot, cook 1 cup of long-grain white rice according to package instructions.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked rice with 2 carrots, diced, 1/2 cup green beans, trimmed and chopped into small pieces, and 1/4 cup of olive oil.
  • Stuff the mixture into the chicken or capon cavity.
  • Place the chicken in a roasting pan and brush it with olive oil. Season it with salt and pepper as desired.
  • Roast in the preheated oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh registers 165°F (74°C).
  • Allow the chicken to rest for 10 minutes before carving and serving.

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