Low-Cholesterol Tomato Chicken Stew

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A hearty mix of vegetables with boneless chicken breast. Low cholesterol. Add dumplings if desired.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 35 mins
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, or to taste

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 5 potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 4 onions, diced

  • 4 cups chopped green beans

  • 3 cups water, or more as needed

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes

  • 1 (12 ounce) bag frozen cubed rutabaga

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 cup tomato juice

  • 1 stalk celery, chopped

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 ½ tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 cube chicken bouillon

  • 12 peppercorns

  • 6 whole cloves

  • 1 bay leaf

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large stew pot over medium heat. Cook and stir chicken until browned on the outside, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add potatoes, onions, green beans, water, tomatoes, rutabaga, tomato sauce, tomato juice, celery, parsley, garlic, bouillon, peppercorns, cloves and bay leaf. Cook over low heat until vegetables are soft, about 4 hours. Check level of liquid and add water as needed.

  3. Season with salt and pepper. Discard peppercorns, cloves, and bay leaf before serving.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute 2 cans of cut green beans for the fresh ones, if desired.

Use fresh rutabaga instead of frozen, if preferred.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

301 Calories
5g Fat
48g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 301
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 531mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 10g 34%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 69mg 345%
Calcium 133mg 10%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 1332mg 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.