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Greek Style Chicken And Bean Stew

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 2 Large, minced
  Chicken/Turkey 1 1⁄4 Pound, ground
  Chicken/Turkey 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Dried mint 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Plum tomatoes with juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Whole)
  Plum tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Whole With Their Juices)
  Pinto beans 15 1⁄2 Ounce, drained and rinsed (1 Can)
  Canned pinto beans 15 1⁄2 Ounce, drained and rinsed (1 Can)
  Lemon 1 , freshly squeezed, zest grated
  Kalamata olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), pitted, quartered
  Zucchini/Yellow squash 1 Pound, seeded, diced (2 Pieces)
  Zucchini/Yellow squash 1 Pound, seeded and diced (2 Zucchini)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large saucepan, saute the garlic and chicken over a medium-high heat, stirring constantly for about 5 minutes, until the chicken is brown and crumbled.
2) Stir in the mint, oregano and tomatoes with their juices, breaking the tomatoes with the side of a wooden spoon.
3) Then stir in the beans and simmer covered over a low heat for 10 minutes, until the ingredients are thoroughly heated.
4) Stir in the zucchini, cover and simmer over low heat for about 5 minutes until just tender.
5) Turn off the heat, stir in the lemon zest, juice and olives. Then season with the salt and pepper to taste.

SERVING
6) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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