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Easy and Fast Chicken Pumpkin Stew Recipe

Fast & Easy Dinner: Chicken Pumpkin Stew

Celebrate the flavors of Fall by making this quick-cooking stew. Seared chicken is simmered with broth, chunks of pumpkin, red peppers, and green beans. The thick sauce is seasoned with paprika and creamy peanut butter, resulting in a stew that is satisfyingly scrumptious.

Don't hesitate to modify the recipe: white beans can replace the green beans, onions would be as delicious as red peppers, and butternut squash works if you can't find a sugar pumpkin. To serve this piping hot stew to your family tonight, get the recipe and

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Chicken Pumpkin Stew

Chicken Pumpkin Stew

Easy and Fast Chicken Pumpkin Stew Recipe 2009-10-27 12:25:31

Ingredients

1 Tbsp canola oil
1 1/2 lb skinless, boneless chicken thighs, visible fat trimmed, cut in 1-in. pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
1 red pepper, cut in 1-in. pieces
1 tsp minced garlic
1 can each (14 1/2 oz each) chicken broth and diced tomatoes
1 Tbsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups 1-in. cubes peeled sugar pumpkin or butternut squash (1 lb)
8 oz fresh green beans, cut in half
1 Tbsp cornstarch
1/4 cup reduced-fat creamy peanut butter

Directions

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sauté 4 minutes or until browned. Remove to a plate.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion, pepper and garlic; sauté 4 minutes until softened.
  3. Add 1 1/2 cups broth, the tomatoes, paprika and salt. Bring to a boil; add chicken, pumpkin and beans. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 12 minutes or until chicken and pumpkin are tender.
  4. Meanwhile stir remaining broth, the cornstarch and peanut butter in a bowl until smooth. Add to pot; stir until blended. Cook 2 minutes or until thickened.

Serves 6.

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neonbee neonbee 6 years
I love pumpkin -- any kind!
redchick152 redchick152 6 years
this sounds yummy! i can just imagine being curled up w/ a blanket on the couch and eating a big bowl full...
Soniabonya Soniabonya 6 years
What's the difference between a regular pumpkin and a sugar pumpkin?? This looks so hearty and delicious! I am so making this for Samhain!
suziryder suziryder 6 years
Yum! We bought a sugar pumpkin a while ago and I had a plan to do SOMETHING with it, but I had no idea what. This looks fantastic!
MsTwirlySkirts MsTwirlySkirts 6 years
wow sounds soo good! Some of my favorite things all combined:)
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 6 years
looks amazing!
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