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Quick White Chili Recipe

Quick White Chili Recipe

“This recipe went from a great mistake to a tasty triumph," writes Cynthia Lynn Bloemker from Effingham, Illinois. "I created it by accident…and it got rave reviews. Now I whip up this quick-as-lightening dish when I’m pinched for time.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 jar (48 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans (one 10 ounces, one 5 ounces) chunk white chicken, drained
  • 1-1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Additional sour cream, optional


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; remove from the heat. Add cheese and cilantro; stir until cheese is melted. Garnish with additional sour cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 310 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 788mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 9g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Reviews for Quick White Chili

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Ruffshse User ID: 4225266 170112
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2013

"will make again added cumin,onion,and jalapeno. next time will add some cayenne pepper to give it a little kick good over all"

1950janice User ID: 6352979 152188
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2013

"I found this recipe rather bland. I used a 7 oz can of green chilies, 3 T of cilantro and a teaspoon of cumin. Much better. Very fast and easy."

Tracarl User ID: 5467069 170111
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2010

"Had a friends white chili and didn't think I could find another recipe better than hers - boy was I wrong! Both my husband and kids loved this chili. Can't wait to make it my scrapbooking friends!"

GoTurtles08 User ID: 4216279 166844
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

"I was excited about this recipe because it was so simple to make, but my boyfriend and I really did not like it. It might have been the canned chicken that made it kind of gross."

sandraamerson User ID: 3375349 170109
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2008

"I added one extra can of green chilies and a little dried onion. We all loved it!!!"

9thuwyt9 User ID: 1285085 68004
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2008

"This is now a family favorite! My girls love to prepare & eat it. Always try to stay stocked up on the ingredients!"

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