Chicken and Butternut Squash

Chicken and Butternut Squash


¼ cup olive oil or oil of choice

2 small chicken breasts, cubed

1 cup diced onion

3 stalks celery, diced

1 large carrot, diced

½ of a butternut squash, cubed

2 tsp or 2 cloves of minced garlic

1 quart of canned tomatoes or 1 28 oz can

2 Tbsp tomato paste

1 cup chicken broth or bullion

1 ½ tsp Zaatar* or Italian seasoning


Drizzle olive oil in skillet. Season chicken with salt and pepper, then sauté until cooked. Remove chicken once it is cooked.

In the same skillet add a bit more olive oil. Then add onion, celery, and carrot.  Add squash. Cook about 15-20 minutes, until tender.

Add chicken back into vegetables. Add garlic, tomatoes, tomato paste, chicken broth, Zaatar or Italian seasoning, pepper, and salt to taste. Simmer for about 1 hour.

Serve in a bowl with a piece of crusty bread.


*Zaatar is a middle Eastern spice that contains sumac, thyme, sesame seeds, oregano, salt and marjoram. You can find it at specialty food stores.


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