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Green Bean Stew with Leftover Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Green Bean Stew with Leftover Chicken, a hearty 30-minute meal that goes down well with the whole family. It uses fresh vegetables for a nutritious touch, and chicken to make it more filling. A favourite recipe with my little girls, this is the one dish that never fails to impress.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Romanian
Keyword: green bean recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 180 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 3 cups green beans (trimmed and cut into about 3-4 cm length)
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chicken stock/both
  • 1 cup shredded leftover chicken
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  1. In a large pan, heat up the oil, and fry the peeled and chopped onion on a low to medium heat until golden.

  2. Add the green beans, chopped carrot and garlic, and give it a stir.

  3. Pour over the stock, place a lid on, and leave to cook for 15-20 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

  4. Add the tomato puree, shredded leftover chicken, season with salt and pepper, and garnish with freshly chopped dill and parsley.

  5. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Green Bean Stew with Leftover Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 490mg20%
Potassium 446mg13%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 3253IU65%
Vitamin C 16mg19%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.