Top Chef's Carla Hall cooks up dinner for $15

Carla Hall
Carla Hall

Top Chef finalist Carla Hall thinks the simplest dishes can give us the greatest pleasure. Here is the Washington D.C.-based caterer's take on a roasted chicken with tomato-olive relish and roasted potatoes. Not only is the recipe easy, it clocks in at about $15.

Butterflied Chicken

  • 4-pound chicken

  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1 lemon, halved

  • 1 small onion, quartered