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Spiced Chicken And Beans With Rotini

beans & legumes, main dishes, chicken, pastanoodle

nonstick cooking spray
2 cups chopped onion
4 garlic cloves; minced
1 cup sliced mushrooms
28 ounces canned whole tomatoes; coarsely chopped
15 1/2 ounces canned red kidney beans; drained & rinsed
l5 ounces black beans; drained & rinsed
1/2 cup dry white wine
--or tomato juice
1 tablespoon chili powder; up to 2
--or to taste
1 tablespoon ground cumin; up to 2
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
--cut into large pieces
salt; to taste
pepper; to taste
12 ounces rotini; cooked and warm
--or other shaped pasta
2 tablespoons sliced pitted green olives; optional
2 tablespoons sliced pitted ripe olives; optional

1. Coat bottom of large saucepan with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Sauté onion and garlic 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender. Add mushrooms; cook 3 to 4 minutes.

2. Add tomatoes, kidney and black beans, wine, chili powder, cumin, basil, rosemary, oregano, thyme and paprika; heat to boiling.

3. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 10 minutes.

4. Add chicken; simmer, covered, 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

5. Spoon mixture over pasta in bowls; sprinkle with sliced olives.

Per serving: About 515 calories, 37g protein, 28g carbohydrate, 3g fat, 5% calories from fat, 44mg cholesterol, 589mg sodium, 12g fiber.

Busted by Gail Shermeyer <>

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Contributor: Lose Weight & Stay Fit, Woman's Day V7#5

Yield: 6 servings

Preparation Time: 0:50

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