Creamy Italian Chicken Stew



The single digit temperatures that blew in last week had me wanting something warm, rich, and comforting. I threw this together in a matter of minutes thanks to having a package of Costco’s pulled rotisserie chicken on hand. This stew was so easy to make and the whole family loved it. It will probably become a new week night staple during the cold weather months in our house.


Creamy Italian Chicken Stew

This easy stew will fulfill any comfort food craving during the cold weather months.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 :1 3/4 cup servings
Calories 343 kcal

Equipment

1 Large Stock Pot

Ingredients
 

  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 1/2 sweet onion diced
  • 4 large celery stalks diced
  • 2 large carrots peeled and sliced
  • 15 oz can of petite diced tomatoes
  • 2 TBS tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups chicken broth prefer bone broth
  • 42 oz Costco hand-pulled rotisserie chicken If can't find use shredded chicken breast or other rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a large stockpot over medium heat saute onion, celery, and carrots.
  • When cooked all the way through add diced tomatoes and tomato paste.
  • Add heavy cream and chicken broth.
  • Chop chicken into bite-size chunks, add to the soup.
  • Add in chopped basil.
  • Bring soup to a simmer. Turn down to low. Allowing to cook 2-4 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1.75cupsCalories: 343kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 41.4gFat: 13.7gSaturated Fat: 6.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1.3gCholesterol: 135mgSodium: 932mgPotassium: 274.5mgFiber: 2.2gSugar: 4g
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