Tuscan Vegetable Chicken Stew

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Author Kelly Kwok
Servings 6
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Tuscan Vegetable Chicken Stew - so comforting and full of hearty vegetables, white beans and chicken.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 cups chopped carrots
  • 3 cups chopped celery
  • 1 large zucchini chopped
  • 1 sweet red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes optional
  • 1 19 oz. can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken breast I used rotisserie
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley
  • parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large pot over medium high heat, add the butter and olive oil. Add in the onion, garlic, carrots, and celery and saute for about 4-5 minutes, until tender and fragrant. Stir in the zucchini and red pepper and cook for another 2 minutes until slightly softened. Sprinkle in the flour to create a roux and cook for another minute. Slowly add 1 cup of the chicken broth while continuously stirring until it starts to thicken and comes together. Then slowly pour in the remaining chicken broth.
  2. Stir in the Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, beans and entire can of tomatoes.
  3. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Add the chicken and reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for 25-30 minutes.
  4. Stir in the spinach and cider vinegar and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes or until everything is heated through.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve hot with fresh parsley and parmesan cheese, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Tuscan Vegetable Chicken Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 186 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 749mg31%
Potassium 746mg21%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 12312IU246%
Vitamin C 51mg62%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.