You might think that cloves seem out of place among abundant Southwestern flavors, but just a tiny amount enhances the other spices and adds a hint of sweetness.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2001


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1 cup chili and 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Sort and wash beans; place in a Dutch oven. Cover with water to a depth of 2 inches above beans. Cover and bring to a boil; boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 1 hour.

  • Drain beans, and return to Dutch oven; add broth, onion, and garlic. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours.

  • Add chicken and next 6 ingredients; cover and cook 30 minutes. Ladle soup into individual bowls; sprinkle evenly with cheese.


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Nutrition Facts

213 calories; calories from fat 16%; fat 3.9g; saturated fat 1.7g; protein 21.9g; carbohydrates 20.7g; fiber 3.2g; cholesterol 40mg; sodium 178mg.