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Directions for: Chicken Chili in a Bun Bowl with Fruit Salad

Ingredients

1 tsp canola oil (5 mL)

1 (284 mL) can sliced mushrooms

1 each; green, red, yellow pepper (finely chopped)

1 Tbsp 0.5 to 1 tbsp red chili paste (7 to 15 mL)

1 Tbsp cumin (15 mL)

⅕ tsp cayenne pepper

1 (19 oz) can mixed beans (Primo)

1 (19 oz) can Aylmer diced tomatoes

8 ready crisp bacon strips

2 Tbsp maple syrup (15 mL)

½ cup ketchup (125 mL)

2 to 3 cups reserved cooked chicken (500 mL to 750 mL)

1 cup frozen kernel corn (250 mL)

150 g dark seedless grapes

150 g green seedless grapes

2 mandarins

Honeydew melon

French vanilla yogurt

4 to 6 multigrain buns

½ cup cheddar cheese (125 mL)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C).

2. Heat oil in pan. Sautee mushrooms then add peppers, chili paste and cumin.

3. Add beans, diced tomatoes, bacon strips, maple syrup and ketchup and bring to boil stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer.

4. Fold in cooked chicken and corn.

5. Mix chopped fruit together and place in bowls. Drizzle with yogurt.

6. Hollow out buns and place on cookie sheet in oven. Turn oven off but leave buns in.

7. When dinner is ready to serve scoop chili into buns, top with grated cheese and return to oven on broil. Watch carefully until cheese bubbles.

8. Yummy!

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