Espinoso Pollo Chili

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  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

Chili

1
tablespoon olive oil
1/2
cup chopped fresh cactus leaves
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ salsa verde
3
cups cubed cooked chicken
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
3
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup Mexican beer or nonalcoholic beer
1
teaspoon ground cumin

Garnishes, if desired

Sour cream
Shredded Monterey Jack cheese
Sliced green onions
Diced avocado
Chopped fresh cilantro
Corn chips

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook cactus, onion and garlic in oil about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cook uncovered 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve chili with garnishes.

Expert Tips

If you can’t find fresh cactus, look for chopped cactus in the ethnic section of your grocery store or at a specialty market.

Buy a rotisserie chicken from the deli for the cooked chicken in this recipe. A 2-lb chicken will yield about 4 cups cubed.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
1230mg
1230%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.