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Chicken and White Bean Chili

Rated as 4.76 out of 5 Stars

"A light, spicy soup that is great in any season. I hope you enjoy this recipe; my family sure does! For spicier tastes, add more cayenne or your favorite hot sauce. Serve with crackers, cheddar cheese, or sour cream."
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1 h servings 298
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Saute chicken, green bell pepper, and onion in hot oil until the chicken is browned and the vegetables are tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir jalapeno peppers and garlic into the chicken mixture; continue to cook until the garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Pour chicken broth over the chicken mixture. Stir salsa, chili powder, cumin, salt, black pepper, paprika, and cayenne pepper into the broth; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer until the chicken is tender and no longer pink in the center, about 20 minutes.
  3. Stir beans and cilantro into the chili, cook until the beans are hot and soft, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 298 calories; 6.6 28.1 31.4 61 1001 Full nutrition

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DELISH! This was so good, it was eaten before I could even get a pic! I made a half batch, but wished I had made a full batch. I used a medium roasted tomato & chipotle salsa (World Table brand)...

This healthy chicken chili has perfect heat that makes it the ultimate winter meal and great for game days!

For personal preference, I used only half the Cumin and omitted the Cilantro. The chicken breast seemed dry so I would try thigh meat next time. Also it was more like a soup vs thick like a Chil...

Chicken & White Bean Chili Haiku: "Used Great Northern beans, instead of cannellini. Well, they both are white!" Did everything as written other than my above swap, and also making this stupid e...

After seeing a can of white chicken chili in the grocery store, I searched Allrecipes for a better recipe using fresh ingredients. This one delivered! I did change it a bit for our wimpy tastes:...

Both my husband and I loved this chili . I can tell you if you used the jalapeno peppers, I am sure that your mouth had to be on fire. I did not use them, I cut the spices in half except for the...

followed the recipe with these exceptions: used half a jar of herndez Verde instead of tomato salsa. used only one jalapeno. added 2tb each of flour and cornstarch later to help it thicken up (...

It was delicious! Far better to me than chili made with hamburger. I'll definitely make this again!

Yes, didn't want to make a trip to Safeway so bought all ingredients from Target. Bean selection wasn't great but they had "white beans" which seemed a lot smaller than cannelloni beans. Shou...