Slow Cooker Quinoa, Chicken and Kale Soup - easy, hearty and filling and loaded with nutrition and protein! I made it more stew-like, 1 cups quinoa, Thyme & dried crushed Rosemary. Works w/ Kale or Spinach!
Now it's hailed as a super food, but kale has always been part of the Dutch winter diet. Chef Geert Elzinga from restaurant Essen in Sydney says it's a Dutch winter dish as the frost makes the kale slightly sweeter.
We& adapted this recipe by using fresh cabbage leaves rather than the more traditional pickled cabbage. To add a pleasant sourness to the dish, top the stuffed cabbage in the pot with 2 cups sauerkraut before baking, if you like.
Recipe for Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken Stew - Salsa and chili powder add spice to this chicken stew, but probably not too much for timid tasters or kids. If you want to kick up the heat, use a hot salsa and a dash of hot sauce or ground red pepper.