Autumn Chicken and Apple Stew

  • Yield: 4 servings


1-- chicken, cut in parts
1/4cup apple cider vinegar
1/2teaspoon nutmeg
6-- whole cloves
1/2teaspoon salt
3-- carrots, peeled, sliced
1/4teaspoon pepper
6-- apples, peeled, sliced
2teaspoons Dijon mustard
1cup shredded cabbage
1-3/4cup low sodium chicken broth, warm
1cup applesauce


  1. Spray large Dutch oven with vegetable cooking spray and heat over medium high temperature. Add chicken and cook, turning to brown on all sides, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with nutmeg, salt and pepper. Spread mustard over chicken pieces; add warm broth, vinegar, cloves and carrots; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook 15 minutes. Add apples and cook 5 minutes. Add cabbage, stirring into liquid. Cook, covered, about 10 minutes more or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. With slotted spoon, remove chicken and vegetables to warm serving bowl and keep warm. Into liquid, stir applesauce; boil on high temperature 5 minutes and pour over chicken and vegetables. Serve with brown rice, if desired