Cowboy Chicken Chili
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Delicious comfort food!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 1 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) red kidney beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) tomato sauce
  • 1 - cup(s) red salsa
  • 1 - cup(s) chicken stock
  • 1 - Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - shredded cheddar cheese**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • Side: - dinner rolls**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into bite size pieces.
  2. Chop the small white onion.
  3. Open the can of tomato sauce. Open, drain and rinse the cans of red kidney beans and black beans.
  4. In a large saucepan, add all the ingredients and bring to boiling over medium high heat. Let cook over medium low heat for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring often. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Prepare veggies.
  6. Warm the dinner rolls.
  7. Serve Cowboy Chicken Chili with shredded cheese garnish, and side of veggies and dinner rolls.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Chop 2 small white onions.
  2. Open, drain and rinse 2 cans of red kidney beans and 2 cans of black beans. Open 2 cans of tomato sauce.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the chicken pieces
  • Half of the chopped onion
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - 15 oz. can red kidney beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can black beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup red salsa
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring all of the contents of the baggie into large saucepan or Dutch oven. Cook over medium low heat for 15 to 20 minutes.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when the shredded cheese garnish is omitted.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides like rice or quinoa.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Cowboy Chicken Chili

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add contents of baggie to large saucepan or Dutch oven. Cook over medium low heat for 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve with veggies and dinner rolls.

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