Make this comforting Black Bean, Chicken & Spinach Chili on top of the stove or allow it to simmer all day in your crock pot.
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Black Bean, Chicken & Spinach Chili

Make this comforting Black Bean, Chicken & Spinach Chili on top of the stove or allow it to simmer all day in your crock pot.
Course Main Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, chili, ground chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 372kcal
Author Carrie's Experimental Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 3 lb. Ground Chicken
  • 1 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 c. Red Onion or Scallions, chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2-4 tsp. Ground Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. Ground Cumin
  • 1- 15(ounce) Can Black Beans, rinsed
  • 3 c Fresh Baby Spinach, rinsed
  • 3 Plum Tomatoes, small dice (or 1 can fire roasted tomatoes)
  • 1- 6(ounce) Can Tomato Paste
  • 1 c. Water

Instructions

  • Heat the oil over medium heat in a Dutch oven or large pot. Brown the chicken until it is cooked through and there is no pink.
  • Add the onions, garlic, chili powder and cumin; stir for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Next, add the beans, tomatoes, spinach, tomato paste and water; mix well. Reduce heat to low and simmer partially covered for a minimum of 30 minutes stirring occasionally.

Notes

*You may also add all of the ingredients to your crock pot and cook on Low 6-8 hours or High 2-4 hours.
**Add chopped peppers or other garden vegetables as desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 410mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g