Meal Kit

Autumn Chicken Stew

with kale and butternut squash

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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The leaves are turning, the wind is picking up, and there's a slight nip in the air, so different from the swollen August heat. It's autumn and it's time for stew. To be honest, we've been waiting all summer for this weather to begin again, for succulent chicken and warm butternut squash in a creamy, rich broth, spoonful after spoonful bringing scrumptious heat to the stomach. The cold is coming, but you'll have the perfect soup to keep yourself warm.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 3 oz. Kale
  • 12 oz. Butternut Squash, Cubed
  • 4 tsp. Mirepoix Broth Concentrate
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    4 oz. Light Cream
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    1 oz. Grated Parmesan
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    0.48 oz. Parmesan Cheese Crisps
  • 13 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Shallot

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Pot

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem kale and coarsely chop.

    Peel and halve shallot. Cut into 1/4" dice.

    Coarsely crush Parmesan crisps.

    Mince garlic.

    Pat chicken breasts dry and, on a separate board, cut into 1/2" dice. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  2. 2

    Cook the Chicken

    Place a medium pot over medium-high heat and add 1 Tbsp. olive oil.

    Add diced chicken to hot pot. Stir occasionally until chicken is lightly browned and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 4-6 minutes.

    Remove chicken to a plate.

    Reserve pot; no need to wipe clean.

  3. 3

    Start the Chowder

    Return pot used to cook chicken to medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add shallot to hot pan and stir often until tender, 2-3 minutes.

    Add garlic and cook, 1 minute.

    Add butternut squash, 13/4 cup water, mirepoix base, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Raise heat to medium-high and bring to a boil.

    Cover, and cook until tender but not mushy, 7-10 minutes.

  4. 4

    Finish the Chowder

    Add kale to pot. Cover, and cook until wilted, 2 minutes.

    Add cream and chicken and any accumulated juices. Return to a boil.

    Once boiling, remove from burner. Stir in Parmesan.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with Parmesan crisps. Bon appétit!

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