Spicy Chicken and Black Bean Fettuccine

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Although this recipe calls for more ingredients than our typical recipes, you'll be glad you made the extra effort! If you don't like it quite as spicy, omit the green chilies. Delicious served with crusty bread and a salad. 

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 can Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 tablespoon Chili powder
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 8 ounces Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 1 pound Fettuccine Pasta, cooked al dente
  • 1 can Green Chile Peppers
  • 1 bunch Green Onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Minced Garlic
  • 3 medium Roma Tomatoes, chopped


  1. Heat olive oil in medium skillet over medium heat.
  2. Cut chicken into bite size pieces.
  3. Add chicken, chili powder, cumin and garlic.
  4. Saute until cooked through, but not browned. Remove chicken and set aside.
  5. Return skillet to heat.
  6. Add chilies and green onions. Saute 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Stir in black beans. Heat about 3 minutes.
  8. Add feta and chicken, and heat thoroughly.
  9. Remove from heat and stir in tomatoes.
  10. Toss pasta gently with sauce and sprinkle with cilantro.

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Krista is the founder of Simplify Supper. She is passionate about making family dinner a priority and strives to provide simple solutions to make it happen.

Feb 02, 2014
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