Comfort food that is good year round.
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Extra Time: 10 mins
(for pre-cooking noodles)
Yield: 6 x 2 cup servings
Spray large saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Sauté onion and garlic 5 minutes; stir in flour and cook 1 minute. Add chicken and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
Add beans, tomatoes, broth, tomato paste, mushrooms, orange rind, thyme, and tarragon; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until onions are tender and chicken is cooked, 10 to 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
Serve over noodles. Makes 6 entrée servings or 12 1-cup servings.
* If more flavor is desired, can add kalamata olives, or salt and pepper to taste.
Can replace noodles with an equal amount of cooked brown rice. And/or replace kidney beans with any canned or dry-packaged variety, if desired.
Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.
* Prior to use, double rinse beans, to remove excess salt.