Hello fellow freestylers! Are you excited about the new program? I’m going to go more into my thoughts on in on the weekly weigh-in post, but I wanted to post this today to help all of you that need a fast and easy 0 Smartpoint dish!
Now I do have to warn you, the chicken broth has a point if you eat the whole thing. I’d love the meet the person who could, because after eating just a bowl of this for lunch I could barely eat dinner.
It’s warm, filling, and definitely feels like comfort food!
2 Cans Great Northern Beans, drained and rinsed
1 Can Black Beans, drained and rinsed
1 Can Kidney Beans(be sure to get the kind without sauce), drained and rinsed
1 Can Corn
1 Medium Yellow Onion, chopped
3 Celery stalks, diced
1 Tablespoon Crushed Red Pepper
1/2 Teaspoon Cumin
2 Teaspoons Chili Powder
2 Teaspoons Garlic Powder
3 Teaspoons Better than Bouillon Chicken base mixed with 3 cups water
1 1/2 Pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, halfed if they are really large
Method of Preparation:
Turn Pot to Saute mode, spray with cooking spray, and saute onions and celery about a minute. Add beans, seasoning and broth. Give it a good stir and place the chicken on top.
Turn the pot off, secure the lid, and put on manual mode for 8 minutes. Naturally release for 15 minutes, and then release any remaining pressure.
Remove chicken breasts (do a temp check to make sure they reached a safe temperature. I always do even though they never have not been unsafe. I’m a freak) and shred. Return to pot.
Same as Instant Pot except no sauteing. Dump everything into the pool and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 or until your chicken is shredding consistency.
I’ve tried this a couple of different ways. This is a more “people in general” spice mix. Making it just for me, and I LOVE spicy, I double my cumin and add an extra teaspoon of crushed red.
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4 thoughts on “Spicy 3 Bean Chicken Stew”
How many points and serving size with the original smart points…I am still using the older point system and not the freestyle??
I have no idea my app is on freestyle now 🙂
What is the serving size? I just made this recipe and love it! Just curious on serving size. Even though it is zero, I’m careful about not eating too much. Thx!
Most of my soups have a serving size of cup/ cup and a half. This is so filling it would be hard to eat more than that!