Lower Calorie Chicken Chili

Favourite meals tend to be what we like to call comfort food. The problem with comfort food is that its so high in fat and calories. Here is a way to take one of your favourite meals and make it healthier and tastier!

 

Crockpot Lower Calorie Chicken Chili

Ingredients

  • Table spoon of light olive oil
  • Bell peppers (red and green)
  • Mushrooms (1 can of whole cut in half)
  • Medium Onion
  • Minced Chicken (1 lb)
  • 2 tables spoons of Tomato paste
  • Can of chili style beans
  • Can of diced tomatoes
  • Cup of chicken stock
  • Minced Garlic
  • Chili spice
  • Chicken Stock

Method

  1. Put your pan on medium high heat. Add in the olive oil and then the veggies.
  2. Cook for about 4 mins and then add the chicken.
  3. Mix it all together, cook for another 5 mins and add the chili spice.
  4. Add the chicken stock and then add the beans and tomatoes and cook for another 5 mins – then add in the tomato paste.
  5. Cook all together for about 10 mins and add it to your crock pot or cover and put on low heat and let it cook for a few hours.
  6. Go back and check at intervals to make sure it doesn’t stick.

You can top it off how ever you like – Try some green onion. If you are going to use sour cream, use the fat free one.

Serving Size – one and a half cups – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories 274, Carbohydrate 31g, Protein 32g, Fibre 7g, Fat 3g.