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Chicken with Garlic, Rosemary, and White Beans Stew

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 50 min.
Total: 1 hr. 10 min.
This hearty stew from the northern climates is brimming with chicken, Canadian bacon, and Great Northern beans.


  • 1 1/2 lbs mixed chicken parts, skinless
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 10 oz pearl onions, peeled and halved (or use canned or jarred)
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 oz Canadian bacon, diced
  • 2 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 4 cups cooked cannelloni or Great Northern beans (or two, 19 oz cans, drained and rinsed)
  • 2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • In a large, non-stick soup pot over high heat, warm the olive oil. Add chicken and brown on all sides.
  • Add pearl onions, carrots, garlic, and Canadian bacon; sauté until onions are lightly browned.
  • Stir in balsamic vinegar and white wine; bring to a boil and then simmer over medium-low heat until the liquid is reduced by about one third.
  • Stir in beans, rosemary, and chicken broth. Bring back to a simmer, reduce heat to low, cover and let cook for 20 minutes.
  • Ladle into large bowls and serve with rustic bread and a salad.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 436
  Calories from Fat 42 (10%)
(7%)Total Fat 5g
(6%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(11%)Cholesterol 33mg
(21%)Sodium 512mg
(46%)Potassium 1603mg
Total Carbohydrate 62g
(79%)Dietary Fiber 20g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(65%)Protein 33g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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