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Mexican Squash Stew

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Ingredients
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  6 inch corn tortillas 4 , cut into 1/2-inch strips
  Skinned boned chicken breasts 1 Pound, cut into 1-inch cubes
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned no salt added chicken broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Acorn squash 2 Cup (32 tbs), peeled cubed
  Sliced carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chili powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Chopped fresh cilantro 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
Place tortilla strips on baking sheet; coat strips with cooking spray.
Bake at 400° for 9 minutes or until crisp.
Set aside.
Combine chicken and flour in a heavy-duty, zip-top plastic bag.
Seal bag, and shake until chicken is well coated.
Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add chicken mixture; saute 5 minutes or until chicken begins to brown.
Remove chicken from Dutch oven; set aside.
Combine broth and next 8 ingredients in Dutch oven.
Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
Add chicken, and simmer 10 additional minutes or until vegetables are tender and chicken is done.
Stir in cilantro, and top with tortilla strips just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Squash

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1614 Calories from Fat 396

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77.2%

Saturated Fat 16.1 g80.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 240 mg80%

Sodium 3350.7 mg139.6%

Total Carbohydrates 172 g57.3%

Dietary Fiber 20.7 g82.8%

Sugars 13.1 g

Protein 119 g237.1%

Vitamin A 548.1% Vitamin C 137.4%

Calcium 51.5% Iron 64.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mexican Squash Stew Recipe