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Spicy White Chili

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.

Makes

8 servings (2-1/4 quarts)

I thought the original version of this dish was fine. But my son can't get enough spice, so I added green chiles and other seasonings until I'd created a quick and easy chili he's wild about. —Carlene Bailey, Bradenton, Florida
Spicy White Chili Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chiles
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 3 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Optional: Sour cream and sliced jalapeno peppers

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, saute onions in oil until tender. Stir in garlic, chiles, cumin, oregano, cayenne and cloves; cook and stir 2-3 minutes more. Add broth, chicken and beans; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Garnish with sour cream and jalapeno peppers if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 324 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 609mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 31g protein.

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