Chicken Leftover Stew #NotVegetarian

In case you didn’t know, I love cooking with leftovers. I love it when the fridge is crowded with the tag ends of things, and I can clean all that out AND make something delicious, all in one fell swoop ( or “in one swell foop,” as my grandpa used to say. He was a funny guy).

So the other day, I made this.

I still had a wing and most of a breast in the freezer from a chicken dinner we bought in late spring from a high school band fundraiser, so I put that into my Instant Pot with some water and cooked it with some whole celery stalks and carrots. Then I pulled the meat off the bone.

Tipper refused the scraps. He won’t eat anything except his Blue Wilderness Grain Free with Duck (not a paid endorsement).

I cut up the celery and carrots and threw in some leftover new red potatoes and green beans. I added some water, chicken bouillon, Penzeys Old World Seasoning and Penzeys Shallots.

Oh, my gosh–SO GOOD!

I’m posting today at Fatal Foodies with a vegan feast.

A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: Write about a fundraiser.

MA

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One thought on “Chicken Leftover Stew #NotVegetarian

  1. Dan Antion
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    August 14, 2018 at 7:40am

    You don’t know, the chicken might have been a vegetarian. That looks really good.

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      Marian Allen
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      August 14, 2018 at 7:49am

      Chickens are SO NOT vegetarian (by choice). Anybody who thinks chickens are vegetarian has never thrown a tomato hornworm into a chicken yard. Yeah, life in the country ain’t for the faint of heart.

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  2. Mitchell Allen
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    August 14, 2018 at 8:50am

    That looks exactly like my dinner from last night! Except my soup came from Progresso (Vegetable Noodle) and the chicken was leftover from my wife’s homemade chicken cheesesteaks. I added black pepper and curry and called it done.

    Cheers,

    Mitch

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      Marian Allen
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      August 16, 2018 at 9:52am

      Yes. I must have been a weasel in a former life, ’cause I do love eating chickens. Dead and cooked ones, though, so maybe not.

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