Chicken Chili

in Lunch & Dinner

Yield: 6-8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground chicken (dark meat)
  • 2 cans organic kidney beans
  • 1 12 oz. can of tomato sauce
  • 2/3 packet of taco seasoning (Trader Joe’s)
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3-4 stalks of celery finely chopped
  • 2-3 carrots finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • salt to taste

1. Saute onions and garlic until golden, then add celery and carrots and sauté another 5 minutes.

2. Add ground chicken and sauté a bit more, taking time to break up pieces that may form as it cooks.

3. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 15-20 minutes.

This dish is great to serve  when hosting guests as it can be prepared in advance. It goes well with Cornbread and guacamole with veggies and/or chips.