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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Hearty white bean and chicken soup

This is an easy and wonderful soup.  It makes a good amount and serves as a hearty lunch for a hungry group!
3 cups cooked chicken..........diced
1 med. onion diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 cans green chilies, chopped
1 pound navy beans, rinsed
8 cups chicken broth
1 jalapeno, sliced (optional)
1 tbs. cumin
1/2 tsp. paprika
salt to taste
1 cup milk
2 tbs.Masa (corn flour) or cornmeal
Grated Monterey Jack cheese
Sour Cream
In large stew pot, over medium heat, saute onion and garlic until onions are tender.Add green chilies, then rinsed beans.  Pour in chicken broth. Add jalapenos,paprika,  cumin, and salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for about an hour and then add cooked chicken. Cover and continue cooking until beans are tender. When beans are tender, mix the milk with the corn masa and and stir into the beans for a few more minutes to thicken. Serve with monterey jack cheese and a dollop of sour cream on top of each serving, if desired.         Enjoy!

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