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Southwestern Chicken and Bean Stew

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Southwestern Chicken and Bean Stew
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6
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Enjoy this Southwestern-style chicken and beef stew slow-cooked for dinner using Corn, Old El Paso® Salsa and Chiles.
Updated Oct 19, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried pinto beans
  • 2 lb. cut-up frying chicken, skin removed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ Salsa
  • 1 (14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve chicken broth
  • 1 (4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Steps

  • 1
    Place beans in medium bowl; add enough water to cover. Let stand overnight to soak.
  • 2
    Drain beans; discard water. Place beans and all remaining ingredients except cilantro in 3 1/2 to 4-quart Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker; mix well.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on low setting for 10 to 12 hours.
  • 4
    To serve, remove chicken from slow cooker with slotted spoon. Remove chicken from bones; discard bones. Cut chicken into pieces; return chicken to slow cooker. Add cilantro; mix well.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Pinto beans are common in Mexican and Spanish cuisines. The beans, named after the Spanish word for paint, are pink with dark red streaks. Pinto beans are often used for refried beans and chili con carne.
  • tip 2
    If you like spicy food, use medium or hot salsa.
  • tip 3
    Serve this southwestern-style stew with plenty of warmed flour tortillas. Offer ice-cold lemonade or limeade to drink.

Nutrition Information

250 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 23g Protein, 29g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
650mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
9g
36%
Sugars
3g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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