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Braised Chicken with Spelt and Vegetables Recipe

Heart Healthy

  • 1 chicken , about 1.8kg/4lb in weight (You can use whole chicken, quartered pieces, or boneless chicken)
  • 2 onions – sliced
  • 6 celery stalks – coarse chop
  • 6 carrots – sliced
  • ½ lb sliced mushrooms
  • 1 Eggplant – cubed
  • 1 fresh zucchini – sliced
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 1 Fresh rosemary sprig
  • 1 tsp black peppercorn
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 Cup LS chicken broth
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 6 whole fresh garlic cloves
  • good handful parsley , chopped
  1. Brown chicken in skillet with salt & pepper, add onions, celery, mushrooms, garlic sauté., and mustard
  2. Add red wine and chicken broth – cover and simmer 40 minutes, add remaining vegetables and fresh herbs, cover and simmer until chicken is cooked
  3. Serve with cooked spelt and sprinkle fresh parsley – serve

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