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This yummy slow-cooker chicken and white bean stew makes meal prep a snap.

There’s nothing better than coming home to a delicious and hearty stew after a long day at school or work. The slow cooker makes it easier than ordering takeout!

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried cannellini beans, soaked and drained
  • 6 cups unsalted chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 (4 ounce) Parmesan cheese rind plus ⅔ cup grated Parmesan, divided
  • 2 bone-in chicken breasts (1 pound each)
  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves

Directions

  1. Combine beans, broth, onion, carrots, rosemary and Parmesan rind in a 6-quart slow-cooker. Top with chicken. Cover and cook on Low until the beans and vegetables are tender, 7 to 8 hours.
  2. Transfer the chicken to a clean cutting board; let stand until cool enough to handle, about 10 minutes. Shred the chicken, discarding bones.
  3. Return the chicken to the slow-cooker and stir in kale. Cover and cook on high until the kale is tender, 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Stir in lemon juice, salt and pepper; discard the Parmesan rind. Serve the stew drizzled with oil and sprinkled with Parmesan and parsley.

Editor's Note: This video_recipe was originally published on , and was last reviewed on .

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