Easy Chicken and Bean Stew

A hearty dinner ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy this tasty chicken and beans stew – a delightful meal.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or canola oil
1 1/2
cups frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry (from 1-lb bag)
1 1/2
cups diced cooked chicken
1
can (14.5 oz) Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
can (15 to 16 oz) cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add stir-fry vegetables; cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender.
  • 2 Stir in turkey, tomatoes, tomato sauce and beans. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium; simmer uncovered 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally and breaking up tomatoes, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with basil.

Expert Tips

Red kidney or navy beans are good substitutes for the cannellini beans--use what you have on hand.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.