Chicken and White Bean Chili

Chicken and  White Bean Chili

Chicken and White Bean Chili

This is a simple and delicious variation from standard chili. Modify the amount of chili powder and cumin to taste. You can either cook this on the stove top or finish it in a slow cooker.

Serves: 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes and then Slow cooker 3 hours on low
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:

1 pound ground chicken, lean
1 pound turkey sausage, lean
1 onion, medium, chopped
4 cups chicken broth, reduced sodium (or vegetable broth, reduced sodium)
2 cans Cannellini or white beans, low sodium
2 cups corn, frozen white kernels, or fresh
2 cups spinach, fresh baby, chopped
3 tablespoons flour, all purpose
1 tablespoon cumin, ground
1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Preparation: Place a large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and sausage and cook for about 5 minutes until browned. Drain oil. Coat with flour, mix well, cook for an additional minute. Spray cooking spray in the slow cooker and add the chicken mixture. Add remaining ingredients except for spinach and parmesan. Stir and cook in slow cooker on low setting for 3 hours (or you can simmer in a large pot on the stove over low heat for about 25 minutes). Chop spinach and add to slow cooker (or pot if cooking on stove) and stir. Serve in bowls and top with parmesan cheese.

Nutrition: Per Serving About: 240 calories, 9 g fat, 2.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 23 g protein, 18 g carbohydrates, 4 g dietary fiber, 700 mg sodium; WW Points plus value 6

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