Chicken and Sweet Potato Chili

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Total Time
2hrs 5mins
Prep
35 mins
Cook
1 hr 30 mins

Wow. This is flavorful and delicious. I didn't have quinoa so I used brown rice instead. This is a definite make-again recipe. Recipe courtesy of Taste of Home January 2012 and Brynn Rader/Michele Nevill.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender.
  2. Add chicken, 2 cans of broth, and seasonings.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and cover and simmer for 1 hour or until chicken is tender.
  5. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring remaining broth to a boil.
  6. Add quinoa. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  7. Remove from the heat and fluff with a fork. Set aside.
  8. Remove chicken and cool slightly.
  9. Strain broth, reserving vegetables. Skim fat from broth.
  10. Return vegetables and broth to the Dutch oven and add the sweet potatoes, beans, tomatoes, and cooked quinoa.
  11. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender.
  12. Meanwhile, remove chicken from bones and cut into bite-size pieces.
  13. Discard bones.
  14. Stir chicken into chili and heat through.