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SLOW COOKER CHICKEN & BUTTERNUT SQUASH STEW

Loaded with protein and awesome greens, gradual Cooker hen & Butternut Squash Stew is easy to throw collectively, hearty, full of taste and is the best meal to make on a busy day. Whole30, Paleo, gluten free and dairy-free.

Stepping off of my soapbox now and permit’s get again to this sluggish Cooker chook & Butternut Squash Stew.

SLOW COOKER CHICKEN & BUTTERNUT SQUASH STEW
SLOW COOKER CHICKEN & BUTTERNUT SQUASH STEW

One of the wholesome kitchen hacks that I used all the time then (and nevertheless now) is gradual cooker soups. Friends, in case you don’t have a gradual cooker (or instant Pot), you definitely need one in your existence for simplifying food. 

And this gradual Cooker fowl & Butternut Squash Soup is an extremely good circle of relatives-favourite! Short to throw collectively in the morning before heading out the door, it is complete of remarkable taste, beautiful greens and oodles of protein. It absolutely is a whole meal that takes minimal effort to create however is the sort of comforting dish to come back domestic to.

SLOW COOKER CHICKEN & BUTTERNUT SQUASH STEW

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 pound raw boneless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 3 cups raw butternut squash cubed
  • 3 1/2 cups broth
  • 1 cup carrots chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic powder or to taste
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt or to taste depending on how salty your broth is
  • 2 tbsp fresh sage minced
  • black pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Once hot, add onions and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. This is an optional step, but it adds to the flavor of the soup.
  2. Combine all ingredients in your slow cooker, stirring a few times to combine.
  3. Cover and cook on high until the chicken and veggies are cooked through, about 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low (times vary depending on your slow cooker).
  4. Once cook time is up, carefully remove the chicken and shred it with two forks or simply dice it. Add back to the slow cooker, stir, and taste. Add additional salt or garlic powder if desired. Enjoy warm!