Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Chicken Chili

This is a great healthy alternative to beef chilli.

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 4 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 pounds ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 15oz can tomato sauce
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 6oz can tomato paste
  • 2 15oz cans of kidney beans (drained)
1. In a Heavy saucepan heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic. Saute about 8 minutes or until onions are translucent.
2. Add ground chicken and cook until no longer pink, breaking up meat with a spatula as it cooks.
3. Add taco seasoning, basil, and thyme. Stir 3 minutes.
4. Mix in the tomato sauce, chicken broth and tomato paste. Simmer until thickened to desired consistency, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, about 1 and half hours.Mix in beans. Simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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