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Southwest Three Bean Chicken Chili

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Southwest Three Bean Chicken Chili is healthy, light and satisfying! Lean ground chicken is cooked with onions, garlic, three beans, fire-roasted tomatoes and southwest spices. Serves 6 in under an hour!
Course Soups, Stews & Chilis
Cuisine Tex Mex
Keyword avocado, black beans, chili, corn, pink kidney beans, pinto, southwest
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 6 servings
Calories 226
Author Laurie McNamara


  • olive oil spray
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 pounds lean ground chicken or turkey
  • 3 tablespoons southwest seasoning
  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can light red or pink kidney beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup water


  • sweet corn charred
  • avocado diced
  • red onion diced
  • radish sliced
  • cilantro chopped
  • plain nonfat greek yogurt or sour cream
  • lime wedges
  • tortilla chips


  • Spray the bottom of your dutch oven with olive oil spray.
  • Add the onion and garlic with a pinch of kosher salt. Sauté for 5 to 8 minutes until the onions are soft and translucent.
  • To that, add in the ground chicken (or turkey) and cook until no longer pink. About 10 minutes.
  • Next add in the three beans, southwest seasoning, crushed tomatoes and tomato sauce. Pour water into the can, swirl and add to the chili.
  • Stir to combine, bring to a simmer and cook for 30 mintues.
  • Ladel into bowls and top with the toppings as desired.


Serving: 1generous cup | Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 823mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg