Italian White Beans with Turkey or Chicken (TNT)

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Italian White Beans with Turkey or Chicken (TNT)

Post by pstarkoski on Thu Jan 08, 2009 12:07 am

This is a great recipe to use for leftover turkey or chicken....I used chicken (I didn't have leftover chicken, I just boiled 3 chicken breasts yesterday and did the rest today). It takes about 15 minutes from start to finish!

Italian White Beans with Turkey

It's bursting with Italian taste! Make a flavorful one-skillet meal
that's packed with beans, sun-dried tomatoes, olives and turkey.
Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:25 min
Makes:4 servings

1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
2 cups cut-up cooked turkey or chicken
1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
1/4 cup sliced ripe olive
2 cans (15 to 16 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained

1.Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook basil and garlic in
oil 3 minutes, stirring frequently.2.Stir in remaining ingredients.
Cook, stirring frequently, until hot.

Nutrition Information
1 Serving: Calories 320 (Calories from Fat 110 ); Total Fat 12 g
(Saturated Fat 2 g); Cholesterol 60 mg; Sodium 170 mg; Total
Carbohydrate 30 g (Dietary Fiber 8 g); Protein 31 g Percent Daily
Value*: Vitamin A 6 %; Vitamin C 12 %; Calcium 12 %; Iron 30
% Exchanges: 2 Starch; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know... True Italian white beans are cannellini beans; these
white beans are a form of kidney beans that originated in South America.
Great northern beans, although slightly larger, are a common substitute
for cannellini beans.Serve With Trendy restaurants offer bean dishes,
such as this one, served alongside a pasta dish. If you'd like to do the
same, choose an interesting pasta shape. Try rice-shaped rosamarina
(orzo), spring-shaped fusilli, bow-tie-shaped farfalle or twisted
©️ 2007 ®️/TM General Mills

Recipe Source: A_L_I_ACookingCorner yahoo group, submitted by angelkisses.

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