Rosemary chicken one pot with pearl barley

20 Min
very easy
4 People
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Warming chicken stew with leek, carrot and beans served one-pot style topped with fresh chives and a side of leaves.
1. Place pearl barley in a saucepan and cover with plenty of water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes or until cooked to your liking.

2. Heat a large, deep pan with oil and cook diced chicken over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes, turning until sealed. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Slice leek and courgettes, dice carrot and strip rosemary leaves. Add to the pan as you go. Cook for further 2-3 minutes.

4. Pour in tomato sugo and 1/2 jar of water. Cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes.

5. Drain and add beans and barley. Stir to combine, adjust seasoning if needed with salt and pepper.

6. Separate lettuce leaves and dress if desired (see notes).
Top stew with chopped chives and serve at the table with a side of leaves.

Keep barley separate if preferred.

Dress leaves with 2 tsp olive oil and 1 tsp balsamic or red wine vinegar.
Pearl barley 200g
Diced chicken breast 500g
leek 1
courgettes 3
carrot 1
Rosemary 1 sprig
Tomato sugo 1 jar (500g)
Cannellini beans 400g
Festival lettuce 1/2
Chives 1/2 bunch

From your pantry:
oil (for cooking), salt, pepper