Leeks and carrots add a fresh-from-the-garden note to chewy barley and tender chicken in this satisfying main dish stew recipe. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a large skillet cook chicken in hot oil until browned on all sides. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker combine chicken, chicken broth, barley, leeks, carrots, dried basil, and pepper.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until barley is tender. If desired, sprinkle with fresh basil or parsley before serving.

Tips

Tip: For easy cleaning, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; 6 g total fat; 63 mg cholesterol; 558 mg sodium. 27.5 g carbohydrates; 21.6 g protein; Full Nutrition