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White Bean Chili

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Great hearty soup for a cold night. Double for large groups. It's always a favorite! Everyone asks me for this recipe every time I make it. Serve with grated Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, or salsa."
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1 h 15 m servings 395
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a 5-quart stockpot over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir great Northern beans, chicken broth, chicken, green chile peppers, cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper, oregano, and cloves into the stockpot. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer until flavors combine, about 1 hour.


  • Cook's Note:
  • This can also be made in a slow cooker.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 395 calories; 12 41 31.3 58 827 Full nutrition

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Very good. I added salt though.

my kid & I loved it. however with a few adjustments. I think it's too runny I like this type of soup to be thicker,creamier so I thicken it with a little corn starch. also the directions don't ...

I added a fresh Serrano Chile instead of the ground chile powder only because I wanted it to remain a white/green chili rather than red. I also added a handful of chopped cilantro. Turned out pr...

Everyone loved it. I doubled the green chilies...well, just because we can never have enough of those.

it is good recipe