Monday, February 9, 2009

Wasatch Mountain Chili

A friend of mine gave me this recipe and I love it!  It is unique, yummy and so easy to throw into the slow cooker.  Perfect for rainy days!

½  Medium Onion, chopped

1 TBSP  Cooking Oil

1 15-oz Can Hominy, rinsed and drained

1 15-oz Can Great Northern Beans, rinsed and drained

1 14-oz Can Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth

9 oz  Frozen, precooked Chicken Strips

¼ Cup     Lime Juice

1 TBSP      Fresh, chopped Cilantro

¼ tsp     Ground Cumin

¼ tsp          Ground Black Pepper

½ Cup      Shredded Cheese (Monterey Jack or Cheddar)

1 4-oz Can        Diced Green Chilies

Tortilla Chips

Fresh chopped cilantro

In a skillet cook onion in hot oil over medium heat for 3 minutes, transfer to slow cooker. Stir in hominy, beans, chicken broth, frozen chicken, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, and pepper. Cover and bring to boiling over high heat, stirring occasionally. Serve topped with cheese, green chilies, tortilla chips, and fresh cilantro.

Serves 4