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Chicken & Black Bean Mole Puree

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time12 minsCook Time12 minsTotal Time24 mins

Chicken & Black Bean Mole

 1 Clove of Garlic, Minced
 ½ lb lean ground chicken
 1 cup no salt added black beans, rinsed and drained
 3 tbsp raw almonds, soaked in water overnight*
 ¼ cup low sodium chicken broth
 ½ tbsp raw cacao powder
 ½ tsp paprika
 ¼ tsp dried oregano
 ¼ tsp umin
 ¼ tsp coriander
 ¼ tsp garlic powder
  tsp cinnamon
 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped

In a saute pan, heat 2 Tbsp water over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute, stirring often, until fragrant.

Chicken and Black bean mole 1


Add chicken and cook 6-8 minutes, stirring to break up, until cooked through. As water evaporates, add 1 Tbsp water at a time to keep the pan from drying out.

Chicken and Black bean mole 2


In a food processor or blender, combine 2 Tbsp water, soaked almonds, chicken broth, paprika, cacao, paprika, oregano, cumin, coriander, garlic powder, and cinnamon. Process until smooth.

Chicken and Black bean mole 3


Add black beans and sauce to chicken and bring to a simmer. Transfer mixture to food processor or blender with cilantro and pulse until smooth.

Chicken and Black bean mole 4


*Shortcut for soaked almonds: Place almonds in a small pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer 15-20 minutes, until plump.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.5 oz

Servings 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 109.5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.9g6%

Saturated Fat 0.8g4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 26.3mg9%
Sodium 35.5mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 9.5g4%

Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 0.1g
Protein 9.5g19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.