Jul 312012

Serves 8 (ish)

1 ½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, baked (350º oven—30 minutes), cooled and chopped.

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced

½ Spanish onion, chopped (about 1 cup)

1 ½ cups celery, chopped

1 cup carrot, chopped

1 ½ teaspoons chili powder

1 ½ teaspoons cumin


2 cups chicken broth

2 14.5 ounce cans petite diced tomatoes

1 1# can tomato sauce

1 cup Mr. & Mrs. T’s Bold and Spicy Bloody Mary Mix


1 15 ounce can kidney beans

1 15 ounce can black beans

1 15 ounce can great northern beans

½ teaspoon wasabi paste

Kosher Salt

Heat olive oil in heavy bottom pot over medium heat. Sauté garlic and onions until soft, about 5 minutes, add celery, carrot, chili powder and cumin, sauté until soft, about 10 minutes. Pour in chicken broth, tomatoes, tomato sauce and bloody Mary mix. Simmer for about an hour. Add kidney beans, black beans, and wasabi paste; continue to simmer another 15-20 minutes. Kosher salt to taste. Add white beans last, simmer another 5 minutes and turn off heat. Serve with desired accoutrements (suggestions: cheese, sour cream, cilantro, tortilla chips, avocado, corn bread).