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Greens & Beans Chicken Chili

posted Feb 23, 2016, 6:55 AM by   [ updated Feb 4, 2019, 8:14 AM by Tracy Ducker, MS, RDN ]
Greens & Beans Chicken Chili

Trans Fat Free, Good Source of Calcium, Iron

Contains Dairy, May Contain Soy

Yield: Approximately 12 servings (~1 cup each)

This unique take on chili is creamy and full of tasty greens and white beans.

2 cups canned black beans, drained and rinsed
2 cups canned white beans (such as great northern or cannellini), 
drained and rinsed
4 cups canned diced tomatoes
1 bunch of kale or collard greens, stems removed & chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ cup diced onion
2 tablespoons chili powder (or more, to taste)
1 tablespoon rotisserie chicken seasoning
2 large chicken breasts, cooked and cubed or shredded
1 cup heavy cream

1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until translucent and fragrant.
2. Add all other ingredients except for heavy cream, bring to a boil, then let simmer until beans are soft, greens are wilted, and all ingredients are heated through.
3. Add heavy cream just before serving. Stir gently to combine.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

220 calories, 10 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 35 mg cholesterol, 390 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 7 g dietary fiber,  4 g sugar, 13 g protein, 0% DV of Vitamin D, 10% DV of Calcium, 15% DV of Iron, 8% DV Potassium