Healthy Chicken Stew Recipe
This delicious healthy chicken stew recipe is so simple to prepare that you will find yourself making this often for a quick lunch or dinner.
No chopping onions and garlic, no sauteing of vegetables, just drop everything in a pot and let it simmer for about 40 minutes. The added oatmeal at the end of the cooking time thickens the stew without the need for flour. Most oatmeal brands are gluten-free, but check with the manufacturer to make sure.
Sometimes you just need a soup recipe that is simple to prepare and also easy on the stomach. This is great recipe if you have any stomach issues or someone in the house suffers from heartburn or acid reflux.
A Perfectly Delicious Healthy Chicken Stew Recipe - Simple to Prepare!
- 1-/2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- 1 cup carrots, peeled and diced
- 3 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 cup frozen baby peas
- 1/2 cup oatmeal
Rinse chicken and place in a stock pot with everything but the oatmeal and peas.
Bring to a light boil; reduce heat and simmer for 35 minutes.
Stir in the oatmeal and peas and continue to cook for another 10 minutes, stirring occastionally.
This chicken stew is filled with healthy ingredients that your family will love. If you use a low-sodium brand of chicken broth, and no additional salt, this stew is naturally very low in sodium.
If you are not restricting or watching sodium levels. add some chicken bouillon powder to the stew. You can also add additional chicken broth or water if the stew becomes too thick.
Leftovers make a great lunch the next day or heat up for an even easier healthy dinner.
You will also love our easy sausage and lentil stew.