Lentil & Chicken Stew

Number of Servings: 2 (498g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Lentil & Chicken Stew

Try this stew on a cold winter’s night for a healthy, satisfying meal. It’s easy to scale up for larger crowds or for easy leftovers. If you scale this dish up, it’s an excellent option to freeze in individual portions for easy meals throughout the month.

Ingredients

  • 3 tsp. olive oil, divided
  • 8 oz. boneless skinless chicken breast, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. coriander seed
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 (14 oz.) can low-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup French lentils
  • 6 oz. baby spinach
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill

Directions

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring once or twice until no longer pink in the middle (2 minutes). Transfer chicken to a plate.
  2. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil to the pan and heat over medium-low heat. Add carrot, garlic, coriander, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant (1 minute).
  3. Stir in broth and lentils, increase heat to medium-high to bring to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are tender (20-30 minutes).
  4. Add the cooked chicken, spinach, and juice and return to a simmer. Cook until heated through (1-2 minutes). Stir in dill to serve.

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container

Serving Size 498g

Amount per serving
Calories 445
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.5g
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 8.5g 29%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 30g
Protein 45g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 144.4mg 10%
Iron 6.7mg 40%
Potassium 1495mg 30%
Vitamin A 665.9mcg 70%
Vitamin C 33.1mg 35%
Vitamin E 3.8mg 25%
Vitamin K 421.8mcg 350%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 45%
Niacin 23.6mg 150%
Vitamin B6 1.5mg 90%
Folate 413.1mcg 103%
Vitamin B12 0.4mcg 15%
Biotin 0.2mcg 0%
Chloride 83.4mg 4%
Pantothenate 2.9mg 60%
Phosphorus 502.4mg 40%
Iodine 1.7mcg 2%
Magnesium 132.7mg 30%
Zinc 3.2mg 25%
Selenium 27.9mcg 50%
Copper 0.7mg 80%
Manganese 1.7mg 70%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.8mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Spinach, Lentils, Carrots, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Garlic, Coriander, Salt, Black Pepper, Dill.

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