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Chicken and Squash Stew

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Butternut squash, apples, tomatoes and onions in a hearty chicken stew.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
20 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
1 hr 5 min
Recipe Servings



2 (16-ounce) whole chicken breasts

2 1/2 cups chicken broth


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 medium (2 cups) butternut squash, cubed, peeled

1 large (2 cups) apple, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 1/2 cups chicken broth

1 cup frozen whole small onions

1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes

2 tablespoons chopped fresh marjoram leaves*

1/2 teaspoon coriander

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

1/4 cup all-purpose flour


Pesto, if desired

*Substitute 1 tablespoon dried marjoram leaves.


Place chicken, 2 1/2 cups chicken broth and butter into 4-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat 5-7 minutes or until liquid comes to a full boil.

Reduce heat to low. Cover; continue cooking 35-45 minutes or until chicken is fork tender. Remove chicken; let cool. Skin, bone and cut chicken into 1/2-inch pieces; set aside.

Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling. Add squash and apple; sauté 5-7 minutes or until crisply tender; set aside.

Stir in 1 cup chicken broth, onions, tomatoes, marjoram leaves and red pepper. Cook over medium-high heat 8-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil.

Reduce heat to low. Cover; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes. Stir in chicken, squash and apple. Cover; continue cooking until heated through.

Whisk remaining chicken broth and flour together in bowl until smooth; stir into stew. Continue cooking, stirring often, until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute.

Top individual servings with pesto, if desired.


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