SpokaneMama’s Seasonal Recipe of the Month

SpokaneMama and Yoke’s Fresh Market have partnered to bring you some family friendly food advice each month. Find out what fruits and vegetables are in season, get food tips, and find a delicious recipe sure to please your hungry family.

Yokes Market knows that children enjoy veggies and fruits. Each month we will highlight those that are currently in season.

For December…
Veggies in season include: sweet potatoes, turnips, & Brussels sprouts
Fruits in season include: grapefruit, tangerines, & dates

Here are some tips for picking and keeping the Brussels sprouts: To select Brussels sprouts, choose firm, compact, bright green heads. Refrigerate them in a plastic bag up to one week.

White Bean and Chicken Chili
Pictures with Santa, shopping for the perfect gift and the snow is starting to pile up. Since your time is always short, how about a delicious hot chili that is quick to make and nutritious too!

Recipe: White Bean and Chicken Chili

2 cups chopped onion
2 cloves chopped garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cans (15 oz. ea) white beans, drained
1 can (14.5 oz ea) chicken broth
2 cans (4 oz ea) chopped green chilies
1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
1 tablespoon cumin
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked, cubed and kept warm
Shredded cheese (jack or cheddar)
Fresh cilantro chopped

Sauté onion and garlic until onions are tender and garlic is fragrant. Stir in beans, chicken broth green chilies, and seasonings. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 12 minutes. Stir in chicken. Top with shredded and cilantro.

Serves 6-8
Prep time approximately 10 minutes

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