BudgetFriendly Chicken Chili

Diabetes Recipe: BudgetFriendly Chicken Chili

This chili is perfect for a fall dinner and it’s full of vitamin C, protein and fiber. Feel free to experiment with different beans such as black or Great Northern beans here.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

This Recipe Serves 4


Cooking spray
8 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast, diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 small onion, diced 
1 clove garlic, minced
2-14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes 
16 ounce navy beans, rinsed and drained 
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 
2 teaspoons chili powder
½ teaspoon cumin


  1. Spray a large soup pot with cooking spray. Add chicken and sauté over medium heat for 7 minutes or until done. Remove from pan.
  2. Add onions and green peppers and sauté over medium-high heat for 3 minutes or onions until clear. Add garlic and sauté 30 more seconds. 
  3. Add remaining ingredients along with cooked chicken and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes

Meal Cost: $7.50

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm all ingredients are gluten-free and this dish can be made gluten-free

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