*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              CHILI TACO SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       Poultry
                 Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
           ---           -----LIGHT & EASY CHICKEN
                         CHILI----------------
    1       tb           Vegetable oil
    2                    Onions
    2       cl           Garlic -- minced
    1       lb           Chicken -- ground
    1       c            Carrots -- chopped
    1       c            Celery -- chopped
    2       tb           Chili powder
    1       t            Ground cumin
      3/4   ts           Dried oregano
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Hot pepper flakes
      1/4   ts           Pepper
   28       oz           Tomatoes -- canned
   19       oz           Red kidney beans -- canned
   19       oz           Chick-peas -- drain, rinse
      1/4   c            Parsley -- fresh, chopped
                         -----CHILI TACO SALAD-----
    4       c            Tortilla chips
    4       c            Lettuce -- shredded
    2       c            Tomatoes -- fresh, chopped
    1       c            Sour cream or yogurt
    1       c            Monterey Jack -- shredded
      1/2   c            Black olives -- chopped
      1/2   c            Jalapeno peppers -- chopped
   12                    Mini corn cobs (optl)
 
   PREPARE CHILI:
   In large heavy saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over
   medium heat; cook onions and garlic, stirring, for
   about 5 minutes or until softened. Add chicken; cook,
   stirring, for about 7 minutes or until no longer pink.
   Add carrot, celery, red pepper, chili powder, cumin,
   oregano, salt, hot pepper flakes and pepper; cook,
   stirring for 1 minute. Pour in tomatoes and kidney
   beans; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer
   for 15 minutes. Add chick-peas; simmer for 15 minutes.
   Garnish with parsley.
   CHILI TACO SALAD:
   Taco salad is a simly irrestible combo of pleasingly
   spicy chicken cbili, crunchy cool lettuce and
   tomatoes, creamy sour cream and tongue-tingling
   peppers. Divide chips among 4 plates. Top each with 1
   cup chili, then lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, cheese,
   olives, jalapeno peppers, and corn (if using)
  
 
 
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