Chicken Chili Con Queso

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 8 to 10 servings

Chicken, cheese, tomatoes, and beans in a creamy chili.


1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1 large onion, chopped
1 large green bell pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 large red bell pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 (15-ounce) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 (28-ounce) can no-salt-added whole tomatoes, coarsely chopped, with their juice
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chilies
8 ounces light pasteurized processed cheese spread


  1. In a large pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, cook chicken, onion and green and red peppers over medium heat until chicken loses its pink color, about 4 minutes. Sprinkle chili powder and cumin over chicken and vegetables. Add beans, tomatoes, and chopped tomatoes and green chilies. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 20 minutes. Add cheese spread and stir until melted and well blended.



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