Slow Cooker Chicken Stew With Sage Croutons

Author: Canadian Living

Coming home to the aroma of this hearty stew with its harvest vegetables is truly comforting.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living New Slow Cooker Classics

Ingredients

  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 2 turnips peeled and chopped
  • 1 parsnips peeled and chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 lb small red potatoes chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 18 boneless skinless chicken thighs quartered (3 lb/1.35 kg)
  • 1 1/2 cup sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
Sage Croutons:
  • 7 cups crustless bread cubes
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crumbled dried sage

Method

In slow cooker, combine carrots, turnips, parsnip, onion, potatoes, bay leaves, thyme, salt, rosemary and pepper. Top with chicken. Pour in chicken broth and wine.

Cover and cook on low until juices run clear when chicken is pierced, 6 to 8 hours.Discard bay leaves.

Whisk flour with 1/3 cup cold water until smooth; whisk into slow cooker. Cook, covered, on high until thickened, about 15 minutes. Stir in parsley.

Sage Croutons: Meanwhile, toss bread cubes, oil, butter and sage. Spread on baking sheet; bake in 400ºF (200ºC) oven until crisp, 12 to 15 minutes. Serve sprinkled over stew.

Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings: about

  • Fibre 4 g
  • Sodium 695 mg
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 38 g
  • Calories 452.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Potassium 913 mg
  • Cholesterol 149 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 37 g

%RDI

  • Iron 28.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 35.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 8.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 37.0
  • Vitamin C 38.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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