Chicken Stew With Kale & Broccoli | Cook for Your Life

Chicken Stew With Kale & Broccoli

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 30 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings

This chicken stew is hearty and wholesome. The beans give this stew a creamy taste and extra texture and nutrients. Beans are the perfect addition to stews and soups to make them more filling and...


    1 pound chicken breasts, diced

    ¼ cup olive oil, divided

    1 medium onion, diced

    2 carrots, sliced (about 2 cups)

    4 cups chicken stock

    1 pound broccoli florets

    ½ teaspoon dried thyme

    1 pound chopped kale

    1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

    Salt and pepper to taste

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Nutrition Facts


649 cals


29 g

Saturated Fat

6 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

5 g

Monounsaturated Fat

16 g


56 g


11 g


12 g


47 g


1840 mg


  1. Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the chicken to the pan and sear, about 4 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper and transfer to a plate.
  2. In a large saute pan or Dutch oven, heat remaining olive oil. Add the onions and carrots to the pan. Season with salt and pepper, and saute for about 10 minutes, or until soft.
  3. Add the chicken stock, broccoli, chicken and thyme to the pot. Cook for about 15 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender and chicken is cooked through.
  4. Add the kale and beans to the pot. Season with salt and pepper and cook for about five minutes, until the kale wilts.

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