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Quick Southwestern Chicken Barley ChiliQuick Southwestern Chicken Barley Chili

Ingredients:
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, no salt added,undrained
1/2 cup salsa
1 can (14.5 oz) fat-free chicken broth
1 cup Quaker® Quick Barley
3 cups water
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 can (15 oz ) black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
3 cups cooked chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces(about 1-1/2 lbs boneless before cooking)

Preparation:
In 6-qt saucepan, combine first 7 ingredients. Over high heat bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans, corn, pepper and chicken; increase heat to high until chili comes to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for another 5 minutes, or until barley is tender. If upon standing the chili becomes too thick, add more chicken broth or water until chili is desired consistency. 


Blog post provided by:
Katie Foster, RDN, LD
Nutrition Services
Hannibal Regional