Slow Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili


A wonderful alternative to the standard red chili. This slow cooker chili is made with chicken, white beans, and green chiles with tomatillos. Serve with shredded cheese, sour cream, fresh lime wedges, and tortilla chips.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
10 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 medium Spanish onions, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano

  • 2 teaspoons ground paprika

  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

  • 2 teaspoons black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic

  • 2 (4 ounce) cans chopped green chile peppers

  • 3 ½ cups tomatillo salsa

  • 6 cups chicken stock

  • 1 pound cubed skinless, boneless chicken

  • 3 (15 ounce) cans white beans, drained

  • 2 (15.25 ounce) cans sweet corn, drained

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer

  • 1 bunch cilantro, stemmed and roughly chopped


  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion, cumin, oregano, paprika, salt, pepper, and chili powder; saute until onion is translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Transfer onion mixture to a slow cooker.

  2. Add chicken stock, chicken, beans, corn, beer, and cilantro. Cover and cook on Low for 6 hours or High for 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

349 Calories
4g Fat
56g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 349
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 1936mg 84%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 21%
Dietary Fiber 9g 34%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 24mg 121%
Calcium 137mg 11%
Iron 6mg 33%
Potassium 1151mg 24%

* 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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