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One-Pot Mexican Cheesy Chicken and Sausage with Black Beans

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  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6
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This versatile one-pot dinner is tasty on its own, over rice, or tucked in a tortilla.

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
lb fresh chorizo or bulk pork sausage
1 1/4
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes
1
white onion, diced
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
2
cups shredded Monterey Jack or pepper Jack cheese (8 oz)
2
cups coarsely crushed tortilla chips
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
6
lime wedges
4 1/2
cups cooked rice or 6 Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch), if desired

Directions

  • 1 In Dutch oven, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add chorizo and cook, turning occasionally, 6 to 10 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain. Transfer chorizo to plate; set aside.
  • 2 In same Dutch oven, add chicken and cook on all sides 6 to 10 minutes or until browned on outside and cooked through. Transfer to plate with chorizo.
  • 3 Add remaining tablespoon of oil to same Dutch oven. Add onion and salt. Cook 4 to 5 minutes or until onion softens. Stir in seasoning mix and chiles; cook 1 minute longer. Crush tomatoes, and add with liquid. Heat to simmering.
  • 4 Add sausage, chicken and beans. Return to simmering, and cook 5 minutes to allow flavors to combine.
  • 5 Stir in cheese; top with chips and cilantro. Serve with lime over rice or tortillas.

Expert Tips

To add spiciness, use hot chorizo or hot Italian sausage.

If you have time, toast whole cumin and coriander in a small saute pan, then grind in a coffee grinder. Add 1/4 teaspoon of each to create a fresh and intense flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
730
Calories from Fat
380
% Daily Value
Total Fat
42g
65%
Saturated Fat
16g
79%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
1460mg
61%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
8g
32%
Sugars
2g
Protein
46g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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