Tuscan Chicken Stew
1 large boneless, skinless chicken breast, shredded
1 package of smoked sausage, sliced
1 small onion, diced
2 parsnips, peeled and chopped
2 carrots, peeled and chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
4 garlic cloves. minced
1 can stewed tomatoes
1 can northern white beans, drained and rinsed
3 bay leaves
2-3 Tbsp Italian seasoning
4 cups Chicken broth
2 Tbsp EVOO
-->Boil chicken on med-high, remove from heat and shred, place to the side.
-->Chop, dice, and mince the vegetables and place in the crock pot on high. Season with EVOO and 1/2 of Italian seasoning. Add 1 Cup of Chicken broth.
-->Add stewed tomatoes and white beans with 1 cup of Chicken broth. Stir together.
-->Add smoked sausage and chicken with remainder of chicken broth. Season with bay leaves and remainder of Italian seasoning.
-->Cover and cook for 2-4 hours on high, reduce heat to low for 1 hour.
-->Serve with your favorite bread. Happy Eating!!