White Bean and Chicken Chili

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Aug. 23, 2023
To create this yummy white chili, I adapted three different recipes. It’s mild, so everyone can dig in. People who judge give it ribbons in recipes contests. —Julie White, Yacolt, Washington
White Bean and Chicken Chili Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 cans (15 ounces each) cannellini beans, undrained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • 3 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey
  • Minced fresh cilantro, optional


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first 5 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 2-3 minutes to allow flavors to blend, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in chicken; heat through. If desired, sprinkle with cilantro.

Can you freeze White Bean and Chicken Chili?

Freeze cooled chili in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 323 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 1113mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 10g fiber), 34g protein.

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