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Much of the flavor of this recipe depends on the Tabasco sauce so don't be shy. The recipe called for 1/2 teaspoon and I used about a Tablespoon which came out nice and flavorful without being too spicy.
PreparationHeat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add bell pepper, onion, and celery to pan; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add oil to pan. Combine flour and chicken in a medium bowl, tossing to coat. Add chicken to pan; cook 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Gradually stir in broth; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until slightly thick, stirring constantly. Add tomato paste and next 5 ingredients (through lima beans) to pan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.
Rub bread slices with cut sides of garlic; discard garlic. Serve bread with stew.
6 servings (serving size: 1 cup stew and 1 slice bread)
CALORIES 319(26% from fat); FAT 9.2g (sat 2.2g,mono 3.5g,poly 2.6g); PROTEIN 22.4g; CHOLESTEROL 50mg; CALCIUM 58mg; SODIUM 596mg; FIBER 5.8g; IRON 3.2mg; CARBOHYDRATE 38g