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Chicken With Beans and Rice


Note: This recipe is especially for kids with lactose intolerance, who need to limit or avoid dairy products.

This meal is a good source of protein and fiber. It tastes even better the next day!

Prep time: 20 minutes

What you need:

What to do:

  1. Heat skillet and add olive oil.
  2. Add onion and cumin powder and saute until onion is softened.
  3. Add chicken breast and toss to coat in oil, sauté for 5 minutes.
  4. Add peppers and garlic and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  5. Add black beans, tomatoes, and chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  6. Cover and simmer on top of stove for 15 minutes.
  7. Serve over rice.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

Serves: 4

Serving size: 4 ounces of chicken and 1-1/3 cups of beans and rice mixture

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
This can be served with yellow or brown rice. Consider sprinkling soy cheddar cheese over the top of this dish. You can substitute fresh hot green chile peppers or canned hot chile peppers for chipotle peppers.

Date reviewed: July 2015


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