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Creamy Herbed Chicken Stew

Creamy Herbed Chicken Stew
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 7 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 12

Come home to this slow-cooked chicken and veggies stew made with Progresso® chicken broth - perfect for dinner. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
cups ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
4
medium Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
3
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
cups fresh snap pea pods
1
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place carrots, potatoes, onion and celery in cooker. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon thyme, the salt and pepper. Top with chicken. Pour in broth.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours, adding pea pods for last 5 to 10 minutes of cooking.
  • 3
    Remove chicken and vegetables from cooker to serving bowl, using slotted spoon; cover to keep warm. Increase heat setting to High. In small bowl, mix whipping cream, flour and 1 teaspoon thyme; stir into liquid in cooker. Cover; cook about 10 minutes or until thickened. Pour sauce over chicken and vegetables.

Expert Tips

  • Chicken thighs are great for slow cooking because they stay moist and juicy, unlike chicken breasts, which can become dry and tough during the long cooking process.
  • Instead of the baby-cut carrots, cut regular carrots into 2-inch lengths.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
700mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
4g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
160%
160%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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