Monday, May 16, 2011

Samara's Black Bean Chicken Casserole

  • 1 can Frijoles Negros Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can Fire Roasted Tomatoes
  • 3 cans Chicken Breast In Water (canned), drained
  • 1 can Chick Peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • ¼ - ½  cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt

Heat oil in a saucepan and add garlic and stir until aromatic. Then add beans/peas. Heat through, then add tomatoes with juice. Blend or mash together until smooth. Add broth until desired consistency. Add cumin, chili powder, cayenne, and crushed red pepper flakes and salt to taste.

Stir in shredded chicken. When heated through, serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt or Guac.
**You can also make this ahead of time, put into a casserole, and reheat in a 375 oven for 20-25 minutes, or until bubbling.

Serving Size: 1/6 casserole
Amount per Serving
Calories 272
Calories from Fat 34.8
Total Fat 3.87g
Saturated Fat 0.33g
Cholesterol 52.5mg
Sodium 806.67mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.96g
Dietary Fiber 8.75g
Sugars 2.33g
Protein 30.71g

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