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Black Bean Chicken Chili (Fast & Easy)


This recipe can be made super fast and easy by using pre-cooked chickens from your local grocery store. Canned tomatoes are fine, and quick, but try to use fresh tomatoes - if they are in season.

Ingredients
1 large roasted chicken, shredded and chopped into bite-sized pieces (You can use ready cooked chickens like those you find at the supermarket)
1 large green pepper, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
5 cloves of finely minced garlic
Olive oil
2 tsp. Salt
1 Tbsp. oregano
3 Tbsp. chili powder
2 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
45 oz. black beans from a can -with liquid
32 oz.canned or fresh (peeled and diced) tomatoes
½ jar spaghetti sauce
6 oz. tomato paste

Directions
To prepare this spicy chicken chili, sauté' green pepper and onion in olive oil until soft. Add garlic and cook another 1-2 minutes. Add remaining seasonings and chicken, and mix until thoroughly combined. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for about 25 minutes.

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