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Chicken and Beans

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Chicken and Beans
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  • Makes: 6 servings

This simple one-pot dinner mixes kidney beans and chicken in a savory tomato sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 can kidney beans (15 ounce)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 onion (medium)
  • 5 chicken thighs (5-6 medium thighs)
  • 1 can tomato sauce (8 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • salt and pepper (to taste, optional)

Directions

1. Drain and rinse beans.
2. Crush garlic.
3. Dice onion.
4. Dice chicken thighs.
5. In large, pot, cook chicken until half done.
6. Add tomato sauce, vinegar, onion, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper.
7. Simmer for about 30-40 minutes or until chicken is tender.
8. Add kidney beans and simmer for 5-10 more minutes.
 

Notes

Cider, white, and Japanese wine vinegars differ in flavor. Try other vegetables. Dry beans may be used. See package for cooking directions.

Learn more about:
- Onions
- Garlic

Source:

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Cooperative Extension, Lifeskills in Food Education, Food Skills Cookbook
Food Stamps Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 166
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Sodium 348 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 33 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 458 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 166
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 2 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 2 mg
Cholesterol 57 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 33 mg
Potassium 458 mg
Sodium 348 mg
Copper 184 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 41 mg
Phosphorus 182 mg
Selenium 14 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 15 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 10 mcg
Folate 72 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 55 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Protein Foods
2 1/2 ounces

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