White Chili

This recipe is great for the first really chilly night of fall. This is our friend Barbara Kimmins’ version.

Yield: 8 servings
Community Recipe from


  • 1 pound(s) large white beans
  • 6 cup(s) chicken broth
  • 2 clove(s) garlic, minced
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) vegetable oil
  • 1 (four-ounce) can(s) chopped green chiles
  • 2 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground cayenne pepper
  • 4 cup(s) cooked chicken (approximately 3 whole breasts)
  • 3 cup(s) Monterey Jack cheese
  • Fresh salsa
  • Sour cream
  • Tortilla chips


  1. Soak beans in water overnight. Combine chicken broth, white beans, garlic and one onion. Simmer for 2-3 hours or until beans are just tender.
  2. While beans are cooking, cook chicken. Cool and cut into small pieces.
  3. Sauté remaining onion in oil until transparent. Stir in canned chiles and seasonings. Add to cooked beans. Add chicken and simmer on low for 1 hour.
  4. Serve with cheese, sour cream, salsa and tortilla chips.
April 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by cwarren51 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

White Chili Recipe at a Glance

More Recipes for Main Dishes

  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy