Chicken Swiss Chard Chili

Chicken Swiss Chard Chili

Chicken Swiss Chard Chili 


 2-3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 

1 onion, chopped 

3 cloves garlic crushed 

1-2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely diced 

2-3 boneless chicken breasts, chopped into small pieces 

1 Tbsp ground cumin 

1 Tbsp mild chili powder 

1 tsp smoked paprika 

2 cups tomato sauce 

3 cups water 

6 cups cooked pinto beans 

2 teaspoons sea salt 

2 bunches of chopped Swiss chard


Heat 6 quart pot over medium heat. Add olive oil then onion and saute for 5-10 minutes or until onion is soft and beginning to change color. Add the garlic, jalapeno and chicken; saute for 2-3 minutes more. Add the cumin, chili powder and paprika and stir to coat veggies and chicken. Saute for a minute more. Add the tomato sauce, water, beans and salt. Stir, cover and simmer over medium-low heat for 45 minutes. When the chicken is tender and the flavors have melded, add the chard and simmer for 5 minutes more. Remove from heat, taste and adjust seasoning as necessary  *Recipe from Nourishing Meals Cookbook 


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