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Take advantage of the best of fall’s flavours with this autumn stew. Apples, Dijon mustard, cabbage, and carrots all combine in this one-pot dish to fill your house with familiar aromas. Perfect for a fall day with a bit of a chill in the air, serve this stew with bread rolls on the side for dunking.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 30 min


1 whole chicken, cut in parts
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
½ tsp nutmeg, ground
6 whole cloves
½ tsp salt
3 carrot(s), peeled and sliced
¼ tsp pepper
6 apple(s), peeled and sliced
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1 cup cabbage, shredded
1 ¾ cup low-sodium chicken broth, warm
1 cup applesauce

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.


  1. Spray large casserole dish with vegetable cooking spray and heat over medium high temperature.

  2. Add chicken and cook, turning to brown on all sides, about 10 minutes.

  3. Sprinkle with nutmeg, salt and pepper.

  4. Spread mustard over chicken pieces; add warm broth, vinegar, cloves and carrots; bring to a boil.

  5. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook 15 minutes. Add apples and cook 5 minutes. Add cabbage, stirring into liquid.

  6. Cook, covered, about 10 minutes more or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.

  7. With slotted spoon, remove chicken and vegetables to warm serving bowl and keep warm.

  8. Stir applesauce into liquid; boil on high temperature 5 minutes and pour over chicken and vegetables.

  9. Serve with brown rice, if desired.

Nutrition Info

Per 700 g serving Amount
Protein62 g
Fat55 g
Saturated Fat16 g
Carbohydrate44 g
Fibre6 g
Sugar31 g
Cholesterol250 mg
Sodium600 mg
Per 700 g serving % Daily Value
Vitamin A10
Vitamin C50
Vitamin B673
Vitamin B1258