Valentine’s Dinner Recipe To Make For Your Honey

Just a handful of ingredients give this mouthwatering meal maker its light, lemony flavor.

Chicken Legs with Balsamic Vinaigrette


  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 chicken leg quarters, skin removed


  • In a large shallow dish, combine the first 6 ingredients. Add the chicken; turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight. Drain and discard marinade.
  • Place chicken in an 11×7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 375° until juices run clear, basting occasionally with pan juices, 45-50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken leg quarter: 261 calories, 15g fat (3g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 202mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat.