Butternut Squash Doggie Stew

Butternut squash is a yummy vegetable that is great for your pup to enjoy. It contains Vitamin A, Vitamin C, potassium and fiber.

This healthy stew will surely warm your pup up after a chilly walk or playtime outside on a winter day!

Ingredients:

• 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs or beef

• 1 cup frozen green peas

• 8 ounces frozen butternut squash

• 1 cup whole grain rice or barley

• extra virgin olive oil

• low sodium chicken stock (optional)

Instructions:

• heat a large stew pot with a little olive oil in it on medium heat

• cut your chicken or beef into 1 inch chunks

• place your chicken or beef pieces in pot, and brown, turning to get all sides

• add the frozen green peas and stir

• add the squash over the beef/chicken and peas, stir

• cover pot, and allow squash to thaw for about 2 minutes

• when squash is thawed stir all ingredients together

• pour in the uncooked whole-grain rice or barley

• allow the liquid in the pot to come to a slow boil

• reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until grain is fully cooked

• once your grain is cooked, give the stew a final stir

• allow stew to cool completely before feeding to your pup

*If your stew gets thick, you can thin it with some low-sodium chicken stock