Apple Corn Chili

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Main Dish Recipes

Chili that is Delicious and Low in Fat

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[Total: 2    Average: 1.5/5]

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 45 minutes

Difficulty Level: Medium

Source: Fruits & Veggies More Matters

Ingredients:

Soup

  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 8 oz.boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut to 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 15 oz. can yellow corn, no-salt-added, drained
  • 2 red apples, such as Braeburn, Empire, or Fuji, chopped (skin on)
  • 1/2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (if desired)
  • 15 oz. can black beans, no-salt-added, drained and rinsed
  • 4.5 oz. can diced green chiles, drained
  • 2 tsp sodium-free chicken bouillon
  • 2 cups water
Topping
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro (if desired)
Directions:
  1. 1. In a stockpot, heat 1 tbsp olive oil; add chicken and brown (about 5 minutes).
  2. 2. Remove chicken from pan.
  3. 3. Heat remaining olive oil in same pot; add onions and garlic, and saute until soft.
  4. 4. Add corn and saute until golden brown.
  5. 5. Add apple, cumin, and cayenne pepper (if desired); cook about 3-4 minutes.
  6. 6. Let cool about 5 minutes.
  7. 7. Set aside about 1 cup of the mixture.
  8. 8. Puree remainder in food processor or blender, adding a portion of the water, if needed, and return to pot.
  9. 9. Add browned chicken, black beans, chiles, bouillon, and water.
  10. 10. Bring to boil and simmer about 15 minutes.
  11. 11. To serve, ladle soup in bowls and top with non-pureed portion of apple corn mixture.

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