Hearty Chicken Stew Recipe

Looking for an easy Hearty Chicken Stew recipe? Learn how to make Hearty Chicken Stew using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dmarie2484

Makes 6 servings



Ingredients 1 1/2 lb. butternut squash, peeled, seeded & chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 3 1/2 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 tbsp olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 1/2 tsp kosher salt 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 can (14 oz) petite diced tomatoes 2/3 cup uncooked quinoa 3/4 cup pitted and quartered kalamata olives Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/4 cup minced fresh flat-leaf parsley

Recipe Ingredients for Hearty Chicken Stew

26 oz Squash, Winter, Butternut
4 cup Chicken Broth
4 thigh, bone and skin removed Chicken, Thigh, Meat Only
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
14 oz Petite Diced Tomatoes
0.67 cup Quinoa
25 olives Krinos Pitted Kalamata Olives

Recipe Directions for Hearty Chicken Stew

  1. Instructions

  2. Steam the butternut squash until barely tender, about 10 minutes. Remove half of the squash pieces and set aside.

  3. Steam the remaining squash until very tender, an additional 4 to 6 minutes. Mash this squash with the back of a fork. Set aside.

  4. In a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, bring the chicken broth to a simmer.

  5. Add chicken thighs, cover, and cook until chicken is cooked through, about 15 minutes.

  6. Transfer the chicken thighs to a plate and allow to cool. Pour broth into a medium-sized bowl.

  7. Return the saucepan to the stovetop and lower heat to medium. Add olive oil.

  8. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is starting to turn brown, 8 to 10 minutes.

  9. Add minced garlic and oregano. Cook, stirring, for 1 additional minute.

  10. To the saucepan, add tomatoes, butternut squash pieces, mashed butternut squash. Stir to combine.

  11. Stir in reserved chicken broth and quinoa. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook until the quinoa turns translucent, about 15 minutes.

  12. Shred the chicken with your fingers or a fork.

  13. Stir the chicken, olives and pepper into the stew and simmer, uncovered, to heat, about 5 minutes.

  14. Stir in parsley and serve.

  15. Recipe by: Dara of Cookin' Canuck

  16. http://www.cookincanuck.com/2011/11/hearty-chicken-stew-with-butternut-squash-quinoa-recipe/

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 413.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
286
Calories from Fat
99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.0g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Sodium
1042mg
43%
Potassium
649mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
34.0g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
19%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
13.8g
Vitamin A 263% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 9% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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