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Chipotle Chicken Chili

Chipotle Chicken Chili made with leftover chicken or turkey is a quick and easy family meal, ready in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 455kcal


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 finely chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 chopped bell pepper
  • 5 chopped chipotles from a can of chipotles in adobo sauce
  • 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 cups chopped chicken
  • 15.5 oz. can Roman beans
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated cheese for garnish


  • In a large pot, heat oil.
  • Add onion, garlic and bell pepper.
  • Saute until vegetables are softened.
  • Add chipotles, tomatoes and 2 cups water.
  • Add chili powder and bring to a boil.
  • Add chicken and beans and simmer for a few minutes, until heated through.
  • Add salt and cilantro. Stir to combine.
  • To serve, garnish with cheese.


Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 457mg | Potassium: 1800mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1958IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 6mg
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