Lightened-up Chicken Stew

The broth in this recipe lightens the dish and allows the healthy vege­tables to take a leading role. In fact, if you want to make it a soup instead, increase the broth. The saffron adds an interesting flavour.

slow cooker chicken stew
Lightened-up Chicken Stew
Lightened-up Chicken Stew
Servings
4servings
Servings
4servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a slow cooker or medium heavy-bottomed pot, add onion, carrot, zucchini, celery, thyme, chicken stock and saffron. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 40 minutes.
  2. Increase heat and add chicken, cabbage and peas; cook for five minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Add parsley; season with salt and pepper.
Recipe Notes

Per serving: 186 calories, 27 g protein, 2 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 15 g carbohydrates, 4 g fibre, 49 mg cholesterol, 196 mg sodium

Originally Published in Best Health Canada