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Chicken & White Bean Chili
Chicken & White Bean Chili

Category: Casserole/Chili/Stew | Serves: 8

(246 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 226
Protein: 33 g
Carbs: 12 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Sodium: 694 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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White beans and chicken are a perfect alliance in this hearty, savory chili with just the right amount of spice. All topped off with colorful veggies!
Ingredients:
2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 cups finely chopped onion
˝ cup chopped celery
˝ cup chopped carrots
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp dried oregano
2 (4.5-ounce) cans chopped green chiles, undrained
1 cup water
2 (15.5-ounce) cans cannellini or white beans, rinsed and drained
1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, low sodium chicken broth
Few splashes of hot sauce such as Tabasco (season to taste)
1 cup shredded light cheese (cheddar, Mexican blend or Monterey Jack)
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 cup chopped tomatoes
Directions:
1 Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 10 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently.
2 Heat a large Dutch oven or heavy pot over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion, celery and carrots to pan; sauté 6 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.
3 Add garlic; sauté 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in cumin and dried oregano; sauté 1 minute. Stir in chiles; reduce heat to low, and cook 10 minutes, partially covered.
4 Add the chicken, water, cannellini beans, and broth; bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in hot sauce if desired.
5 Ladle 1 cup of chili into each bowl; sprinkle each serving with 2 tbsp cheese, 2 tbsp tomatoes, 1 tbsp cilantro, and 1 tbsp green onions.
6 ENJOY!

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(246 ratings)
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Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
Sounds good. I think I am going to try this. I love chilli and so does my husband and we are both trying to eat ...
Oct 18, 2009
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