White Chicken & Lentil Chili – Lentils.org

White Chicken & Lentil Chili

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May 6, 2021

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  • Prep: 15 Minutes
  • Cook: 25 Minutes
  • 15 Minutes

    25 Minutes

    40 Minutes

  • Yields: 10
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Directions

  1. In a food processor or blender, blend 1 lb (500 g) of lentils with 4 cups (1 L) chicken stock and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large heavy bottom stock pot or rondeau over medium heat. Add peppers, onion, tomatoes, and garlic to the oil and sauté until aromatic and onions are translucent.
  3. Add cumin, coriander, and paprika and cook for an additional 1 minute.
  4. Add remaining 4 cups (1 L) stock, pureed lentils, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook uncovered for 30 minutes.
  5. Fold in chicken, remaining lentils, corn, and vinegar. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in cilantro just before service. Enjoy hot and with optional sides of sour cream, tortilla strips, sliced avocado, or lime wedges.

Ingredients

2 lbs (1 kg) whole red lentils, cooked

8 cups (2 L) low-sodium chicken stock

2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil

2 cups (500 mL) poblano peppers, seeded and medium diced

1 cup (250 mL) yellow onion, small dice

1 cup (250 mL) sundried tomatoes, roughly chopped

¼ cup (60 mL) garlic, minced

2 Tbsp (30 mL) cumin

1 Tbsp (15 mL) coriander, ground

1 ½ tsp (7 mL) smoked paprika

2 lbs (1 kg) shredded chicken

1 ½ cups (375 mL) frozen corn kernels

2 Tbsp (30 mL) white wine vinegar

½ cup (125 mL) cilantro, minced

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size2 cups (500 mL)
Calories330
Sodium470 mg
Potassium630 mg
Protein31 g
Cholesterol55 mg
Sugar7 g
Total Fat9 g
Saturated Fat1.5 g
Total Carbohydrates30 g
Dietary Fiber10 g