White Christmas Chili Recipe

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White Christmas Chili Recipe
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White Christmas Chili Recipe

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For a surefire way to add extra warmth to your holiday get-together, dish up Angela Biggin's delightfully different chili. "It wins compliments whenever I serve it," she writes from her Lyons, Illinois kitchen. "Be sure to garnish it with bright peppers or herbs —that makes it look really festive."
MAKES:
12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + soaking Cook: 1-3/4 hours
MAKES:
12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + soaking Cook: 1-3/4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried navy beans
  • 6 cups turkey or chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 pounds turkey or chicken breast, cooked and cubed
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) white sweet corn
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Chopped green and sweet red peppers, optional

Directions

Place beans in a large saucepan or Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and soak for 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans; return to the pan. Add broth, onion, garlic and seasonings.
Cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours or until tender. Add turkey and corn; simmer for 15 minutes. Add cream just before serving; heat through. If desired, garnish individual servings with peppers. Yield: 12-14 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as White Christmas Chili in Country Woman November/December 1995, p20

  • 1 pound dried navy beans
  • 6 cups turkey or chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 pounds turkey or chicken breast, cooked and cubed
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) white sweet corn
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Chopped green and sweet red peppers, optional
  1. Place beans in a large saucepan or Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and soak for 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans; return to the pan. Add broth, onion, garlic and seasonings.
  2. Cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours or until tender. Add turkey and corn; simmer for 15 minutes. Add cream just before serving; heat through. If desired, garnish individual servings with peppers. Yield: 12-14 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as White Christmas Chili in Country Woman November/December 1995, p20

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Flenner User ID: 2160342 43525
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2009

"This was very good. I didn't add white pepper, but added some celery and subtituted 2 cans of cannellini beans, drained."

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