Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Southwest Shredded Chicken 3 Bean Chili

4 Medium boneless skinless breasts-cooked and shredded

2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 lg. onion, chopped

1 lg. bell pepper, chopped

4 clove of garlic, minced

3 14 oz. cans of chicken broth

16 oz can of kidney beans, drained

16 oz can of black beans, drained

16 oz can of canelli beans, drained

15 oz can of Muir glen Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes

6 oz can of tomato paste

1 Tbsp Tabasco hot sauce

1 Tbsp fresh lime juice

1 heaping Tbsp cumin

1 1/4 tsp salt

1/4 fresh cracked black pepper

Heat olive oil in a large dutch oven over medium heat. Saute onion and bell pepper until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and shredded chicken breast; cook for about 1 minute then stir in chicken broth, beans, tomatoes, tomato paste, hot sauce, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes then reduce heat to low and simmer until ready to serve.

I was listening to Sawyer Brown when I started cooking this and about halfway through the theme to "Lonesome Dove" came on, one of my dads favorites.


  1. I'm so glad you are following my blog because now I can check out your yummy recipes! I am loving the looks of this chili!!


  2. YUMMY!
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    Happy to find you! ;)

  3. MMM that looks great on a chilly day like today!

    I just found your blog through a Thursday blog hop! Have a great night.

    Amanda @

  4. Yours looks yummy, too.. Thanks for the visit at 2 Boys+1Girl=OneCrazyMom today, hope to see you more often.. following you now too :-)


  5. I've been wanting a good chili recipe. I'm adding this to my file to try next week. I'm following. And waiting for more good food ideas!

  6. Yum! This looks good. I found you through the over 40 blog hop!

  7. Thanks for the follow!!!!! I'm here returning the favor!

  8. I am following you back! Thanks for the follow!

  9. Sounds perfect when you have a cold. Following you from 40 plus. Thanks for sharing.


  10. I so love recipe blogs. I love the sugar cookies, the brownies, the stew....well really just about everything you have on here. I'm following you and will love to see what you come up with next. Stopping by via Java's 40 over.
    Take care and God Bless!!

  11. Oh I just love a good chilli! This looks and sounds absolutely delicious! Thank you so much for sharing. I think I just might work this into our weekend menu with the leftovers I have from a whole chicken from last night.

    Popped by and newly following from Follow Friday Over 40. Hope you can drop by too.

  12. This will be going on my menu plan for the week. Always love a new chili dish. Following you from FF. Hope you can stop by.

  13. As a foodie, who loves the Food Network, I am always looking for new recipes and sources. I have a feeling, I won't just be borrowing recipes from here, but very well may be posting some of mine.

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  14. Following you from 40 Follow. I think I am going to have to try this one out.
    Peace...Naila Moon