Braised Chicken with White Beans and Kale

Ready in
45 min
Fresh kale is topped with chicken and beans simmered in sage for a delicious yet simple meal ready in under an hour.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

15 min

Cooking Time

30 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


4 Skinless Chicken Thighs bone-in
0.5 tsp Dried thyme leaves crushed
1.5 tbsp Becel® Original margarine
1 med Onion chopped
3 Clove Garlic finely chopped
2 cups Chicken Broth
2 tbsp Fresh sage leaves chopped
1 can Red kidney beans, drained and rinsed or white kidney beans
1 bunch Spinach kale or Swiss chard, washed, trimmed and coarsely chopped


  1. Season chicken with thyme, and salt and pepper, if desired. Melt 1 tbsp (15 mL) Becel® Original margarine in large skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken, turning occasionally. Remove chicken from skillet and keep warm.
  2. Add onion, garlic and remaining 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) Becel® Original margarine to skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender, about 3 minutes. Add broth,  and sage; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, then return chicken to skillet. Simmer covered 15 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Stir in beans and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes.
  3. Cook kale with a little water in large saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until tender. Season with salt and pepper. Drain and squeeze out excess liquid with back of spoon.
  4. Divide kale onto 4 plates, then top with chicken, beans and sauce mixture. Garnish, if desired, with fresh sage.

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