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"This recipe came from The Chicago Tribune several years ago. It is certain to be around for generations, because everyone who has tried it, asks for the

Ingredients

1 large onion, chopped
1 medium-size green pepper, seeded and chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced, or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon oil
2 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) Great Northern beans, undrained
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
3 cups cooked, cubed chicken breasts
3 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese
Garnish: salsa, sour cream, tortilla chips

Instructions

Saute onion, pepper and garlic in oil until tender. Add beans, broth, seasonings and chicken. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes.

Serve topped with the cheese and garnish as desired or not. Yield: 6 servings.

Jerry Christiansen
Bettendorf



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