Chicken Stew

Another one pot stew
A big all rounder
Made with packet dumplings for ease
Add herbs and or cheese to the dumpling mix

2 Servings



  • Onion (1 med)
  • Garlic (2-4 cloves)
  • Leeks (2)
  • Carrots (2 med)
  • Stock (3 cups)
  • Red Lentils (1/2 cup)
  • Chicken Breast (300g approx)
  • Kale (2 handfulls)
  • Nutritional Yeast (1 Tbsp)
  •  Oil (1 tbsp)
  • Mixed Herbs (1 Tbsp)
  • Dumpling MIx (1 pkt)


Put 1 Tbsp of oil in a a big pan
Chop a medium onion
Put onion in pan and start cooking on low
Crush 3-5 cloves of garlic and add to pan
Chop 2 red peppers and add to pan
Peel and grate ginger into about 2 tbsp worth and add to the pan
Chop 2 carrots and add to pan
Add 1 tsp of smoked paprika
Add 1 tsp of cinnamon
Add 1 tsp of turmeric
Add 1 tsp of cumin
Add 1 can of tinned crushed tomatoes
Chop 1 sweet potato and add to pan
Boil a kettle and make up 4 cups (1 litre) of stock
Add the stock to the pan
Add 1 cup of red lentils
Add 250/300g of quorn pieces at this point if you are using them
Get it bubbling and simmer for 15 minutes
Then add 2 Tbsp of peanut butter
Chop up 300g of chicken breast and add to the curry if you are using this option
Trim a handful of kale and add to pan
Simmer again for another 10 minutes
Leave to stand for 10 minutes with the lid on

Daily Combinations

Beans on Toast



Vitals - Vegetarian

Red Pepper

Red Lentils
Sweet Potato
Rice Bran Oil
Quorn Pieces
Wholemeal Bread
Nutritional Yeast
Baked Beans