White Chicken Chili

If you're looking for an alternative for your usual tomato-based chili, try this slow cooked version with white beans, chicken broth, jalapeno pepper, and garlic.

Ingredients
  • 3  15 - 15 1/2 ounces cans Great Northern, pinto, or cannellini (white kidney) beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 1/2  cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1   cup chopped onion (1 large)
  • 1 1/2  cups chopped red, green, and/or yellow sweet pepper (2 medium)
  • 2   fresh jalapeno chile peppers, seeded and chopped (see tip, page XX)
  • 2   cloves garlic, minced
  • 2   teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 3 1/2  cups chicken broth
  •  Shredded Monterey Jack cheese (optional)
  •  Broken tortilla chips (optional)
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Directions
1. 
In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker stir together the drained beans, chicken, onion, sweet pepper, jalapeno pepper, garlic, cumin, salt, and oregano. Stir in chicken broth.
2. 
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. If desired, top each serving with shredded cheese and broken tortilla chips. Makes 6 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 422, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 52, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 54, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 13, sugar (g) 1, pro. (g) 38, vit. A (IU) 2041, vit. C (mg) 66, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 8, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (g) 210, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 709, Potassium (mg) 1210, calcium (mg) 162, iron (mg) 5, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 4, Very Lean Meat () 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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