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White Bean Chicken Chili

Prep time
30 mins
Entrée | Soups

Neighborhood Co-op Grocery, Carbondale, IL for the Co-op Advantage Program


Warm, creamy and satisfying!


2 Tcanola oil
1 large onion (chopped)
4 clvgarlic (minced or more to taste)
1 Tcumin (ground)
1 toregano (dried)
1⁄2 tchipotle pepper (chopped dried)
1 lbchicken thighs (boneless cut into 1-inch pieces)
3 cncannellini beans (15-oz each)
1 cchicken broth
1 cnmild green chilies (7-oz, diced)
1⁄2 cheavy cream
1 jar green or tomatillo salsa (optional)
  cilantro (chopped fresh, optional)
  cheddar cheese (optional)
  salt and pepper (to taste)


Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, cumin, oregano and dried chipotles. Saute 5 minutes. Push onion mixture to one side of pan. Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to empty side of pan. Saute chicken 4-5 minutes until it is lightly golden. Drain beans. Add beans, broth, chilies and whipping cream to pot. Simmer until chicken is tender and cooked all the way through, about 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Top with green or tomatillo salsa, cilantro, cheddar cheese or more chilies.


Serve with your favorite cornbread or cheese quesadillas.