BOWL OF THE WIFE OF KIT CARSON

4 c. chicken broth

1 (15 oz.) can garbanzo beans, drained

1 c. chicken, cubed and cooked

1 – 2 chipotle peppers, minced, or 1 tsp. dried pepper flakes

Dash Liquid Smoke

1/2 tsp. paprika

1/2 tsp. dried oregano, crushed

1 med. avocado, sliced

1 c. rice, cooked and hot

1 c. monterey jack cheese, cubed

Bring broth to boil; add beans, chicken, chili peppers,Liquid Smoke, paprika and oregano.

Cover and simmer 5 to 10 minutes.

Add avocado slices.

Mound rice and chunks of cheese in soup bowls.

Ladle in hot soup.

Serves 6.