Slow Cooker Chicken Stew
Slow cooker meals are great for saving time while simultaneously providing you and your family with a hearty, wholesome meal. Cooking for the ones you love is one of the best universal love languages, but that doesn't mean you have to spend hours in the kitchen (unless you really want to) creating a complicated, intricate meal. Meals like this easy, one-pot chicken stew will have your family feeling all of the comfort and love, without taking up too much of your time.
Adding Natural Nutralean to your soups/stews*
When adding your protein powder, you'll want to make sure it's either combined previously with a liquid going into the recipe (if your recipe is a hot one), or it's being added in the final stages. If you're using an immersion blender, you can add your Natural Nutralean (or Natural NutraVegan) in the final stage and then blend it all together smoothly.
Adding Natural Nutralean directly into the final stages of your recipe will make it harder to mix the protein in properly, so I would recommend using a large slotted ladle, or hand strainer, to separate your vegetables and chicken from the broth prior to adding your cream cheese (see instructions). Once this is done, add 2 scoops of Natural protein powder and whisk until well-combined.
Add your ingredients back together and continue with step #2 in instructions.
The result? A filling, deliciously healthy stew with a gorgeous creamy tomato base.
Pair With Our Keto Italian Biscuits
This stew recipe pairs perfectly with our Nutralean Italian Biscuits. Fresh out of the oven, these buttery, savoury buns make the perfect side to your hot, steamy stew. They're also amazing on their own with your favourite meats & cheese.
Packed with Nutralean, these biscuits are gluten-free, nut-free, and are bursting with flavour. They also make great sandwiches (check out my breakfast sandwich in the recipe blog!).
Slow Cooker Chicken Stew Recipe
This recipe makes 5-6 servings, but would be easy to double for a larger family or even for meal prep purposes! It also freezes perfectly. Throw in your favourite veggies and spices for a delicious restaurant-worthy meal every time.
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 2 scoops Natural Nutralean*
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 yellow pepper
- 1 red pepper
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 can of corn
- 1 can of crushed tomatoes
- 1 TBSP oregano
- 1 TBSP garlic powder
- 1 TBSP chili powder
- Salt & pepper
- 4 oz cream cheese
- Easy peasy - throw everything except the cream cheese into your slow cooker. Stir and cook on high for 3 hours, or low for 6 hours.
- Pull the chicken out and shred chicken. Place back in slow cooker with 4oz of cream cheese and heat until cream cheese is melted into the broth.
- Serve & enjoy!
- *See above tip for when to add Nutralean
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