• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    This easy chicken chili recipe is chock-full of fresh summer vegetables and herbs. My family especially likes the fresh sweet corn kernels that add fun pops of sweetness and texture!

    Ingredients

    • 4 T. unsalted butter, divided
    • 1 lb. chicken breasts
    • olive oil
    • kosher salt
    • freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 large yellow onion, chopped into 1/2″ pieces
    • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped into 1/2″ pieces
    • 4 large garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 tsp. minced fresh jalapeno pepper (use more if you like heat)
    • 1 large or 2 small zucchini, cut into 1/2″ pieces
    • 1 yellow squash, chopped into 1/2″ pieces
    • corn kernels cut from 4 large ears of fresh, raw sweet corn
    • 2  14.5-oz. cans diced fire roasted tomatoes (do not drain)
    • 12 oz. beer or chicken broth
    • 2 T. cumin
    • 1/2 T. chili powder (use more if you like more heat)
    • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
    • juice and zest from 1 lime
    • 1 c. chopped fresh herbs of your choice (I use 1/3 cup parsley, 1/3 cup dill, 1/3 cup basil)
    • shredded smoked gouda cheese
    • chopped fresh cilantro
    • chopped green onions
    • sour cream
    • fresh lime wedges, for squeezing over the chili
    • fresh baked Honey Cornbread Muffins

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 290 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 28.23%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 53 mg 17.54%
    • Sodium: 637 mg 26.55%
    • Calcium: 304 mg 30.42%
    • Potassium: 803 mg 22.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 19 mg 107.55%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 20 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 29.68%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 18 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 78.56%
    • Vitamin C 59.71%
    • Vitamin D 2.27%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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