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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Cindy's Salsa Chicken

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Category: Main Dish, Poultry, Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 3 lg Garlic cloves
  • -- peeled and minced
  • 1 1/2 c Chopped onion
  • 1 lg Sweet red pepper
  • -- cut into small dice
  • 1 lb Chicken breast meat
  • --(boneless, skinless)
  • -- cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 3 md Tomatoes; peeled & diced
  • 1 sm Head broccoli; stems sliced,
  • -- flowerets cut into
  • -- bite-sized pieces,
  • -- and steamed for 3 minutes
  • 16 oz Canned pink or kidney beans
  • -- drained and rinsed
  • 1 c Medium-hot salsa
  • 1/4 c Chopped cilantro (optional)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • --(to taste)


In a large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil briefly, add
the garlic and onion, and saute for 3 minutes or until they are softened.
Add the red pepper and saute for another 2 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients and bring the mixture to a boil over medium
heat. Stir gently, reduce the heat, cover the pot, and simmer for 5 to 7
minutes or until the chicken is just done. Check the seasonings before

Per Serving:
Calories: 305 Protein: 31 grams Carb: 36 grams
Sodium: 467 mg Fat: 5 grams (15% of calories)

* Adapted from Jane Brody's "Good Food Gourmet"
* Published in: Nutrition Action Healthletter (CSPI)
* Typed for you by Karen Mintzias

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