White Chicken Chili Recipe

Folks will enjoy a change from the traditional when they spoon into this flavorful blend of tender chunks of chicken, white beans and just enough zip.

Photo by Barbara H.

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

10

servings

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

10

servings

Ingredients

  • Ingredients

  • 1

    medium onion, chopped

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 4

    boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each), chopped

  • 2

    cans (14 ounces each) chicken broth

  • 1

    can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies

  • 2

    teaspoons ground cumin

  • 2

    teaspoons dried oregano

  • 1-1/2

    teaspoons cayenne pepper

  • 3

    cans (14-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, drained, divided

  • 1

    cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

  • Chopped jalapeno pepper, optional

Directions

Directions In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook onion in oil for 10 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the chicken, chicken broth, green chilies, cumin, oregano and cayenne pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. With a potato masher, mash one can of beans until smooth. Add to saucepan. Add remaining beans to saucepan. Simmer for 20-30 minutes or until heated throughly. Top each serving with cheese and jalapeno pepper if desired. Yield: 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).

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