We've got the perfect recipe heading into the chilly winter months. It involves 9 simple ingredients, only 10 minutes of prep and a whole lot o'love. The best part? This healthy, heart-warming Curried Chicken Crock Pot Stew contains natural immune boosters to help protect you from all of winter's woes.
Here's how this dish will keep you warm and healthy all winter long:
Garlic has long been hailed as an immunity-boosting superstar. It contains allicin which is a potent phytonutrient shown to have some antibacterial, antifungal and even antiviral properties.
This awesome blend of immune boosting spices like turmeric, paprika and chilli powder can ward off colds by stimulating the body's natural defenses.
Beta-carotene is found in sweet potatoes which helps maintain our skin's elasticity. Our skin is our largest organ and acts as our first line of defense against bacteria and viruses.
High-quality sources of protein like chicken help nourish the immune system, repair the body and assist recovery.
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Curried Chicken Crock Pot Stew
Times: 6 hours
- 1 Sweet Potato (large, diced)
- 1 can Chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
- 1/2 cup Frozen Corn
- 1/2 cup Frozen Peas
- 1 tsp Cumin (ground)
- 1 tbsp Curry Powder
- 2 Garlic (cloves, minced)
- 2 cups Organic Vegetable Broth (or any type of broth)
- 2 Chicken Breast
- Add all ingredients except chicken breasts to the crock pot and stir well to mix. Then lay chicken on top and season them generously with sea salt and pepper. Cover with lid and cook on low setting overnight or for 6 to 8 hours.
- After 6 to 8 hours, remove the lid and lift the chicken out onto a plate. Use a fork to shred the chicken breasts and add them back to the crock pot. Stir well to mix and let sit for 15 minutes.
- Serve the stew on it’s own or over brown rice. Enjoy!
More Carbs - Serve it over brown rice.
More Protein - Serve it over quinoa.
Vegan and Budget-Friendly - Skip the chicken breast and add an extra can of chickpeas, lentils or beans instead.
Turn it Into a Soup - Double up on the broth.
More Green Veggies - Right before serving, stir in a few cups of baby spinach or chopped kale just until wilted.