Quinoa Chicken Chili

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Ingredients (Serves ~8-10)

  • 1 container lean ground chicken
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can kidney beans (2 cups)
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 cup sweet corn
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp red lentils
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1.5 tbsp tricolor quinoa
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • Ground sea salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. In a large pot on medium heat, add chicken broth, crushed tomatoes and diced tomatoes.
  2. Preheat a skillet to medium/high heat. Add 1.5 tbsp olive oil, 1 crushed garlic clove, and cook the ground chicken thoroughly (until no pink) with 1 tbsp chili powder. When finished, add to the large pot.
  3. In the small skillet, saute the peppers, onion, and mushrooms in olive oil. When complete add to the large pot.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients to the large pot and allow to come to a slight boil.
  5. Turn onto low heat to simmer for at least 1 hour.
  6. Enjoy!.. You can top with shredded cheese or I love to use Skotidakis Jalapeno Greek yogurt and mix it in. DELICIOUS 🙂

 

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