Warm Cajun spices, chunks of chicken, creamy white beans and colorful vegetables make this a hearty and healthy winter stew.
Why make life difficult? Good food doesn’t have to be complicated, it just has to be flavorful.
In my estimation, there are make-your-mouth-water seasoning combinations that shout flavor. Think Asian, Thai, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican and Cajun, and you’ll take your taste buds over the top.
This simple chicken stew recipe won’t leave you disappointed when it comes to WOW factor. Warm Cajun spices, chunks of chicken, creamy white beans and colorful vegetables all get tossed together in a pan and simmered to blend those spicy flavors into the stew.
That’s what I call a simple stew recipe that’s packed with flavor. Can’t beat that!
- 32 ounces low fat chicken broth
- 1 can white beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 cup carrots, shredded
- 1 can diced tomatoes
- 6 ounces tomato paste
- 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
- 2 cups chicken breast, leftover chicken cooked and cubed or raw chicken. If you use raw chicken increase the cooking time.
- ¼ cup parsley, chopped
- 2 tablespoons lime zest
- ¼ cup lime juice
- Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan over medium high heat and bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes until vegetables are tender. Serve with cheese and sour cream if desired.
Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 204, Weight Watchers PointsPlus 5
Total Fat: 2.44g
Total Carbs: 19.45g
Dietary Fiber: 3.93g
The statements made here are strictly my opinion and are not meant to replace medical advice from your physician. Please see disclaimer for further details. Nutrition information is compiled with MacGourmet. If you find discrepancies, please let me know. It’s important to me that I provide you with accurate information.