Friday, January 10, 2014

Creamy White Chicken Chili

3 cans (15 oz.) white beans
15 oz. can pinto beans
14.5 oz. can stewed tomatoes
4 oz. can green chilis
1/2 c. salsa
1 T. taco seasoning
1 chicken breast (frozen works well)
1 chicken thigh (frozen works well)
1/2 c. sour cream
1/2 c. whipping cream (or milk)
1 t. oregano
1/2 t. cumin

Toppings: grated cheese, tortilla chips

Drain beans & rinse in cold water.  Combine beans, tomatoes, chilis, salsa, taco seasoning, and chicken in a crockpot and cook on Low for 7 hours, or High for 4 hours.  Remove the chicken and shred with a fork.  Toss back into the pot, and stir in 1/2 c. sour cream and 1/2 cup whipping cream. (You could also use half and half or milk.)  Add oregano and cumin.  Stir well and cook on high for 15 minutes. 

by Christie J.

Taco Soup

1/2 - 1 lb. ground beef
1/2 onion, chopped (or 1 T. dried)
28 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 can kidney beans (or chili, black, etc.)
1 can corn
14 oz. can tomato sauce
2 1/2 T. taco seasoning

Brown ground beef with onions.  Combine all ingredients in a pan or crock pot.  Heat & Enjoy!

Toppings: grated cheddar cheese, sour cream
Serve with cornbread or Fritos

by Catherine S.