White Chicken Chili
White Chicken Chili

I love this wonderful chili.  It is so simple to put together, especially if you use a rotisserie chicken, you can throw this together in just a few minutes.  It so satisfying, filling and comforting, make up a batch today.

White Bean Chili


3 cans great Northern beans, not drained or rinsed if using canned (Or 1 lb. dry *)

1 can chopped green chilies

¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter

3-4 chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces

1 onion, chopped

2-3 cloves garlic, minced

4-5 cups water

2 Knorr chicken bouillon cubes

1 tsp. oregano

2 tsp. cumin

1 tsp. rosemary, crushed

¼ – ½ tsp. Texas Champagne (Tabasco) or red pepper flakes

½ tsp. Montreal Chicken

½ tsp. Emerill’s Essence

½ tsp. smoked paprika

½ tsp bunch cilantro leaves, chopped

½ lb. (approx. 3 cups) grated pepper jack cheese

1 cup sour cream


In a pan add butter, onion and chicken; sauté until the chicken is cooked through; add garlic last 3-4 minutes of cooking. (If using cooked chicken, cook the onion, then add in the chicken with the beans and other ingredients.)White Chicken Chili 2Rinse the canned beans.White Chicken Chili 3

To chicken mixture add beans and crush the rosemary in your hand, then add to the pan with all the other ingredients.White Chicken Chili 4

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Serve with Sour Cream and cilantro leaves. 

Carrie’s recipe. Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2015

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