Saturday, October 7, 2017

Creamy Pumpkin Chili

     Cool temperature and warm soups go together like Sonny and Cher...oh wait, they broke up, forget that example, bout the Kardashians and "Kash"...together forever, happily eva afta!  Now you get the picture!  And who doesn't love a fun new twist on an old classic!?  Take a walk on the wild side and experiment with a unique flavor and put a pot of Pumpkin Chili to the test.  Each of the 6 servings are only 367 calories, 30g net carbs and 35g protein, each serving is 1 3/4 cups.  You will not believe how good pumpkin is as a Chili addition, it's time to up your soup game!  :)

Ingredients for 6 servings~
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon chopped Garlic
1 medium white diced Onion
Heavy Dash Cayenne
1.5 pounds finely diced Chicken Breast
2 teaspoons Chicken Base or 2 Chicken Bouillon Cubes
1 Tablespoons Chili Powder
1 Tablespoon Cumin
1 teaspoon Salt, more to taste
4oz reduced fat Cream Cheese
1.5 cups Pumpkin
2 15oz cans diced Petites Tomatoes
2 15oz cans drained Black Beans (sub with other favorite Bean, I used assorted cans)
2 small 4oz cans diced Green Chiles
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Sour Cream, optional garnish
Cilantro, optional garnish
Cheddar Cheese, optional garnish

     Heat Olive Oil in skillet, add Onions, Garlic and Cayenne til golden brown.  Add diced Chicken til cooked thru, then stir in rest of ingredients til fully combined and heated thru.  Top with optional garnish (macros don't include garnish).  Enjoy  :)

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