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Lean Green Breakfast Chili

Lean Green Breakfast Chili

Health and fitness expert Chalene Johnson is making a delicious breakfast out of her book, "131 Method."
Ingredients for Chili
  • 1 Tablespoon avocado oil
  • ½ diced red onion
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • ½ cup Chicken Broth (RECIPE BELOW)
  • ½ cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning (RECIPE BELOW)
  • 1 tablespoon fine sea salt
  • Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • ¼ chopped cilantro
Ingredients for Chicken Broth
  • 1 organic rotisserie chicken carcass
  • 1 medium yellow onion quartered
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 10 garlic cloves, sliced in half
  • 15 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
Ingredients for Taco Seasoning
  • 5 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 ½ tablespoons garlic power
  • 2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Swerve Sweetener Granular
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper {optional}

Directions for Chili

1. Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for 3 minutes. Add the turkey and cook, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes, until brown on all sides.

2. Add the salsa, cabbage, broth, beans, taco seasoning, salt, and cayenne pepper, if using, and stir well.

3. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Garnish with the cilantro before serving.

Directions for Chicken Broth

1. Place the carcass, onion, celery, carrots, vinegar, garlic, peppercorns and salt in a large pot.

2. Add about 8 ½ cups water, adjusting the amount to cover the ingredients by 1 inch. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a low simmer and cook for 4 hours.

3. Set a fine-mesh strainer over a large bowl. Pour the stock through the strainer. Discard the vegetables and bones in the strainer.

4. Once the broth is cool, ladle it into a glass jars. Cover and refrigerate up to 1 week, or freeze for up to several months.

5. Use a spoon to skim and discard any fat off the top before reheating.

Directions for Taco Seasoning

1. Combine all the ingredients in a large glass jar.

2. Cover and shake well to combine. The seasoning will keep at room temperature for several months.

3. Be sure to shake the jar before using.


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