Chicken Salsa Chili

By using canned beans, jarred salsa, and cooked chicken, you can mix together this main-dish chili in minutes. Let it simmer and then serve for a quick dinner.

Recipe from Midwest Living
Ingredients
  • 1  16  ounce jar thick and chunky salsa
  • 1  15  ounce can yellow hominy or garbanzo beans (chick peas), rinsed and drained
  • 1  15  ounce can dark red kidney beans or black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1  14  ounce can chicken broth
  • 1  9  ounce package (2 cups) frozen diced cooked chicken
  • 1  4  ounce can diced green chile peppers
  • 1   tablespoon chili powder
  • 2   teaspoons bottled minced garlic or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 - 1/2  teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4  cup snipped fresh cilantro
  • 2   tablespoons lime juice
  •  Dairy sour cream or plain low-fat yogurt (optional)
  •  Chopped red onion and/or sliced green onion (optional)
  •  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese (optional)
  •  Chopped avocado (optional)
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Directions
1. 
In a 4-quart Dutch oven, combine salsa, hominy, beans, chicken broth, chicken, chile peppers, chili powder, garlic and red pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
2. 
Just before serving, stir in cilantro and lime juice. If you like, top each serving with sour cream, red onion, cheese and/or avocado.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 190, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 23, carb. (g) 27, fiber (g) 7, pro. (g) 17, vit. A (IU) 1118, vit. C (mg) 18, sodium (mg) 1200, calcium (mg) 81, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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