Calabacita Chicken Stew

A sassy chicken stew packs a powerful vitamin punch.

  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2
lb uncooked chicken breast tenders (not breaded)
8
to 10 small to medium zucchini (2 1/2 lb), peeled, thinly sliced (8 cups)
1
medium white onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (15.25 oz) Green Giant® whole kernel corn, undrained
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with green pepper and onion, undrained
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, undrained
1 1/2
teaspoons garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper, if desired
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cover and cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except cilantro. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender.
  • 3 Stir in cilantro; cook 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    470mg
    470%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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