Slow-Cooked White Bean Chili
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours
Makes12 servings (1 cup each)
- 3 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
- 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
- 1 jar (15 ounces) Alfredo sauce
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 1-1/2 cups frozen gold and white corn (about 8 ounces), thawed
- 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 small sweet yellow pepper, chopped
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 to 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 3 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1-1/2 teaspoons white pepper
- 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
- Salsa verde and chopped fresh cilantro, optional
- In a 5- or 6-qt. slow cooker, combine all ingredients except salsa and cilantro. Cook, covered, on low until vegetables are tender and flavors are blended, 3-4 hours, stirring once. If desired, serve with salsa and cilantro.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 336 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 772mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 7g fiber), 24g protein.
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Jul 31, 2017
This is by far the BEST white chili ever! This is my big family's fave dish even in summer - I get asked for it regularly and thankfully it is easy to put together. It also freezes well without compromising rhe quality or flavor. You won't be disappointed!
May 2, 2017
Made this for lunch today and it is the best white chili I have ever tried. The alfredo sauce and sour cream give it a wonderful tasting creaminess! I will definately be making this again!
Feb 22, 2016
I used Costco rotisserie chicken and Monterey jack with jalapeno pepper and then red pepper flakes--a bit hot, but wonderful at the same time!!
Nov 15, 2015
Delicious. Loved it! Skipped the chilis and threw in a handful of shredded carrot. Next time may sub some of the beans with a different type of bean just for some variety.
Nov 2, 2015
Yumm. Eaten it time and time again.
Dec 5, 2014
Great recipe! I initially made a mistake...didn't read the canned bean part for some reason...and used uncooked beans instead. I realized my mistake so I left the cheese and sour cream out and cooked everything else for 4 hours on high. The cheese and sour cream went in for another 30 minutes on high after that and it came out very tasty! No leftovers on this one!
Nov 16, 2014
My daughter's favorite chili. I make it over the stove instead of the slow cooker. I cut down on the cayenne pepper since it seemed too spicy.
Nov 2, 2014
WONDERFUL! I read all of the reviews, so I did some of the suggestions put out here...First let me tell you...I won First Place in a Chili cookoff and I was the only one with a white bean chili!! Ok, I used grilled chicken( Tyson's if you don't have any available in your freezer) I did double the recipe but not the broth, sour cream or alfredo sauce.. 1 can of chopped chilis and no cayenne pepper. I used McKennzies frozen tube corn, 1 sweet white, 1 sweet yellow cream style. And I used 1/2 of cup more of both kinds of cheese. I also sauteed the onion, yellow pepper and garlic until tender in just a little bit of olive oil. Added it all together in the crock pot as instructed and you got a FIRST PLACE WHITE CHICKEN CHILI!
Oct 31, 2014
Delicious! The only thing I changed was to reduce the amount of red pepper and add some garlic salt to taste.
Mar 2, 2014
I won the chili cook-off at work in the "medium hot" category with this chili! We love it and make it several times throughout the fall and winter months in Oregon.