Smoky Chicken Stew With Kale & Pinto Beans Recipe

This smoky chicken stew with kale and pinto beans is a hearty and flavorful dish that is perfect for a cozy dinner. The smoky flavor comes from the combination of spices and the addition of smoked paprika. The chicken is tender and juicy, and the kale adds a nutritious and earthy element to the stew. The pinto beans provide a creamy texture and a good source of protein. Serve this stew with crusty bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Smoky Chicken Stew With Kale & Pinto Beans Recipe

  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.17 Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.67 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 0.17 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 0.67 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.17 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin
  • 0.17 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 0.67 cup Chopped Kale
  • 0.17 can Pinto Beans, Drained And Rinsed
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Smoky Chicken Stew With Kale & Pinto Beans Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add diced onion and minced garlic, and cook until softened.
  • STEP 2.Add chicken thighs to the pot and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same pot, add diced tomatoes, chicken broth, smoked paprika, cumin, and oregano. Stir well to combine.
  • STEP 4.Return the chicken to the pot and bring the stew to a simmer. Cover and cook for about 30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  • STEP 5.Remove the chicken from the pot and shred it using two forks. Return the shredded chicken to the pot.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped kale and drained pinto beans to the stew. Cook for an additional 10 minutes, or until the kale is wilted and the beans are heated through.
  • STEP 7.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the smoky chicken stew hot with crusty bread.

Cooking Tips

  • For a smokier flavor, you can add a few drops of liquid smoke to the stew.
  • If you prefer a thicker stew, you can mash some of the pinto beans before adding them to the pot.
  • Feel free to customize the stew by adding other vegetables such as carrots or bell peppers.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the stew on the stovetop or in the microwave until heated through.
  • Serve the stew with crusty bread or rice for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
319
calories per serving
14 g Fat42 g Protein5 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    14g
  • Protein
    42g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    5g
  • Protein
    42g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    14g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    133mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1031mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    12mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    96mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    63mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    92mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    327mg
  • Selenium
    35mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp