Scottish Cottage Stew

Scottish Cottage Stew

This comforting chicken stew is a snap to put together. It’s a great recipe to have on hand for a chilly fall evening.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 2 lb (1 kg) ground chicken
  • 2 cups (500 mL) carrot(s)
  • 2 cups (500 mL) green beans, fresh or frozen
  • 3 potato(es), large Yukon Gold or regular boiling
  • 1 Vidalia onion(s)
  • 2 squares fat free chicken bouillon powder
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) arrowroot
  • or
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) cornstrach
  • 4 1/4 cups (1.065 L) water
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) sage
  • lemon pepper, to taste
  • salt, to taste
  1. Cut the potatoes and onion in half and then cut the halves crosswise in large chunks.

  2. Cut carrots in large ¾ inch (1.5 cm) slices.

  3. Cut the green beans in thirds.

  4. Mix the arrowroot with 1/4 cup (60 mL) of water and set aside.

  5. Mix the fat-free chicken bouillon with 4 cups (1L) of water.

  6. Spray large pot or Dutch oven with non-fat cooking spray and brown the ground chicken quickly, breaking it up with a wooden spoon and spreading it over bottom of pot for even cooking.

  7. Add onion when chicken is almost completely cooked, continuing to break up meat as it cooks.

  8. Add chicken bouillon mixture and seasonings.

  9. Add carrots and partially cook before adding potatoes.

  10. When potatoes are almost cooked, add green beans.

  11. Green beans will heighten and brighten in colour, then add arrowroot mixture and continue to cook for 5 minutes, until liquid has thickened.

  12. Adjust seasoning, and add salt or lemon pepper to taste.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 525 g serving Amount
  • Calories 490
  • Protein 31 g
  • Fat 21 g
  • Saturated Fat 0 g
  • Carbohydrate 44 g
  • Fibre 6 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Cholesterol 115 mg
  • Sodium 300 mg
  • Per 525 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 31
  • Calcium 10
  • Iron 20
  • Vitamin A 150
  • Vitamin C 70
  • Vitamin B6 39
  • Vitamin B12 0
  • Folate 11
  • Magnesium 24
  • Zinc 9

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