Chicken Soup: Chicken Chili with Pesto

posted by Terrytx 09-09-102 10:25 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Chicken Chili with Pesto
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Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Soups And Stews
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 teaspoons vegetable oil
3/4 cup finely chopped onion
3/4 pound skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 1/2 cups finely chopped carrot
3/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
3/4 cup thinly sliced celery
1/4 cup canned chopped green chilies
3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 (16 ounce) can cannellini beans or other white beans, rinsed and drained
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can fat-free less-sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons Classic Pesto

Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onions and chicken; saute 5 minutes. Add carrot, bell pepper, and celery; saute 4 minutes. Add chilies and next 6 ingredients (chilies through broth); bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes. Stir in Classic Pesto.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups). 327 cal, 8.5g fat, 30.3g , pro, 30.7g carb, 5.9g fiber, 52mg chol, 4.1mg iron, 769mg sod, 134mg calc.

Source: Cooking Light-9/02

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