Chicken with Garlic, Rosemary and White Beans Stew

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 30 min.
This hearty stew from the northern climates is brimming with chicken, Canadian bacon, and Great Northern beans.


  • 1.5 lbs mixed skinless chicken parts
  • 2 tsp extra-virgin 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 2 19-ounce cans, drained and rinsed)
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary (or 1 tablespoons dried)
  • 2 cups chicken broth (or 1 14.5-ounce can + 2 tablespoons water)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • In a large, nonstick 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 salad.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 588
  Calories from Fat 56 (10%)
(10%)Total Fat 6g
(8%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(15%)Cholesterol 44mg
(28%)Sodium 683mg
(61%)Potassium 2134mg
Total Carbohydrate 84g
(105%)Dietary Fiber 26g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(87%)Protein 44g
* 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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