Chicken and White Cheddar Queso Chili


Take some everyday pantry items and just a few minutes to serve your family a warm, comforting bowl of chicken chili! Suggested garnishes: fresh cilantro, chopped scallions, tortilla chips. This would be very good with a pan of cornbread!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
12 mins
Additional Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
24 mins
6 servings


  • 3 (14.5 ounce) cans great Northern beans, drained and rinsed

  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 ½ cups chopped cooked chicken breast

  • ¾ cup salsa verde

  • 1 (5.6 ounce) package rice mix with white Cheddar sauce (such as Knorr® Rice Sides™)

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Combine beans, chicken broth, chicken breast, salsa verde, rice mix, chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until rice is tender, about 7 minutes. Stir and remove from heat. Let stand before serving, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

430 Calories
6g Fat
67g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 430
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 506mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 24%
Dietary Fiber 11g 39%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 154mg 12%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 788mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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