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Creamy White Chicken Chili

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6

In just 30 minutes, you can enjoy hearty chicken chili. Serve it with breadsticks and a salad, and dinner is ready! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth
2
cans (19 oz each) Progresso™ cannellini beans or 2 cans (16 oz each) great northern beans, drained, rinsed
2
cups shredded or cubed cooked chicken
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups shredded pepper Jack cheese (8 oz)
3/4
cup sour cream

Steps

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  • 1
    In 4-quart saucepan, mix chicken broth, beans, chicken, chiles, cumin and pepper over medium heat.
  • 2
    Heat to boiling, reduce heat; simmer uncovered 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add cheese; stir until melted. Remove from heat, stir in sour cream.

Expert Tips

  • Stir in 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) or crushed red pepper flakes if you like a little more heat.
  • Chopped fresh cilantro or chopped red bell pepper would also make nice additions to the soup.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
12g
58%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
1250mg
52%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
2g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Recipes for traditional chili con carne date all the way back to the late 19th century in Texas, when bowls of red sauce, spicy beef and chile peppers base became commonplace among the working class for its ease and frugality. Chili has traveled up and across American ever since, evolving into other delicious dishes like Cincinnati-style chili in the Midwest. Though its origins are relatively unknown, another version of chili has emerged and become a household staple: white chicken chili. White chicken chili gets its name from the ingredients that differentiate it from traditional chili: it’s made with chicken, instead of beef; white beans instead of black beans; and thickened with milk, sour cream or flour. The recipe omits red sauce entirely, thus taking on a creamy white color. Our easy recipe for white chicken chili only takes 30 minutes to make, and gets a zesty flavor boost with chopped green chiles and pepper jack cheese. Want to learn more about how to make the perfect bowl of chili? Check out our easy guide for making every type of chili recipe out there.

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