Chicken and White Bean Chili

Chicken and White Bean Chili

Remember back when I told you about our chili cook-off at work and I shared my friend’s amazing white chicken chili that won the whole thing?  Well good news – today I’m sharing the second place winner!  This chicken and white bean chili was a close contender for first place in my mind. It’s mildly spicy, cheesy, and has a different enough flavor to really make it stand out. Like most other chili recipes, it’s very easy to put together and makes a great Winter meal. We just had a nice little snowstorm in Michigan and as I was watching the snow fall I started thinking about making this chili again. It’s warm and comforting and ranks right up there as one of my favorite chili recipes!

Chicken and White Bean Chili

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Chicken and White Bean Chili

Ingredients:

2-3 cups cooked chicken
2 cans great northern beans, drained and rinsed
2 jars salsa
2 small cans V8 (5.5 oz each)
3-4 cups chicken stock
2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2 Tbsp soy sauce
cumin, to taste (If unsure, start with 1/4 tsp)
Adobo seasoning or chipotle seasoning, to taste (if unsure, start with 1/4 tsp)
8 oz shredded cheedar cheese

Directions:

Put all ingredients except cheese in a crockpot. Heat on low for 4 hours. Before serving, add in the cheese and stir until melted.

Peter Lee

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18 Responses to “Chicken and White Bean Chili”

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    Cookbook Queen — January 4, 2012 @ 10:15 pm

    You had me at cheesy. MMmMmmmmm…

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    Jessica @ How Sweet — January 5, 2012 @ 7:13 am

    love this! it looks so comforting for our freezing temps right now.

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    Julia — January 5, 2012 @ 7:53 am

    This really is easy to throw together! And it looks oober comforting!

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    Blog is the New Black — January 5, 2012 @ 8:05 am

    Love this! Craving chilis, stews, and soups lately!

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    Sarah K. @ The Pajama Chef — January 5, 2012 @ 10:12 am

    yum! my first experience w/ chicken chili (at ruby tuesdays) was not so good, but i love this version….sort of a cross between “regular” chili and chicken chili. i’ll have to give it a shot!

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    jennifurla — January 5, 2012 @ 4:58 pm

    Wow, that is easy and it looks so wonderful.

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    cindy — January 5, 2012 @ 6:56 pm

    Megan, this looks like a great week night winter meal. I’m trying to add more crockpot meals to my menu. What sze jars of saslsa did you use? Thanks.

    • megan replied: — January 8th, 2012 @ 7:27 am

      I just used a regular size jar – not sure of the exact size. I hope you like it!

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    Autumn@Good Eats Girl — January 5, 2012 @ 8:25 pm

    Oh! This sounds amazing! I love different chili recipes!

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    sippitysup — January 6, 2012 @ 6:05 pm

    Creative and comforting take on chili! GREG

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    Amber — January 8, 2012 @ 1:18 am

    Made this tonight! The flavor was pretty good but its consistency was like soup. When I make chili I expect it to be thick and hearty. I think next time I will add a can of tomato paste to thicken it up. Other than that, it was pretty good!

    • megan replied: — January 8th, 2012 @ 7:29 am

      ah, sorry! My previous comment made absolutely no sense because I thought we were talking about a different recipe! I am replying from in my wordpress admin and didn’t pay close enough attention to the chili you were referring to – sorry! Anyway, yes, it is fairly soupy. For some reason I’m not a huge tomato paste fan, but I’m guessing that would thicken it up! You could also try just adding some more beans or chicken and less liquid.

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    Jennifer — January 13, 2012 @ 11:29 am

    I am making this tonite….I am very excited!!!!!

    • megan replied: — January 15th, 2012 @ 5:32 pm

      I hope you liked it! :)

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    Julie at Burnt Carrots — January 16, 2012 @ 7:44 pm

    Yummy! This looks delicious! I could eat chili every day.

    I heard you got snow in Michigan. My parents are in Grand Rapids said its been the most bizarre year with no snow and warm temperatures!

    • megan replied: — January 16th, 2012 @ 8:06 pm

      Yes, we did get a bunch of snow this past weekend! It finally felt like Winter. I don’t mind the warm temperatures and lack of snow though! How fun that your parents are in Grand Rapids – it’s a great town :)

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    Dave — March 26, 2013 @ 1:30 pm

    I made this recipe and it was fabulous. I wasn’t quite sure what size jars of salsa I should buy so I bought the large size. I actually cooked the chicken in the broth and it came out well.

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