Lighter White Chicken Chili

A hearty bowl filled with chicken, green chilies and beans. This is a perfect meal as the temperatures begin to get cooler to warm you up and settle into fall.
8 Servings Recipe By Pin Print
Lighter White Chicken Chili

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Great Northern Beans, Dry
  • 6 cups Chicken Broth/Stock, Low Sodium
  • 2 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • 1 cup dice Onion
  • 4 ounces Mild Green Chiles, Diced, Canned
  • 1 tablespoon seed and dice Jalapeño
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Oregano, Dried
  • ½ teaspoons Cloves, Ground
  • ¼ teaspoons Cayenne Pepper
  • 3 cups cook and dice Chicken, Boneless Breasts

Freezer Containers

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • 1 serving = 1 cup
  • 201 Calories
  • 8g Fat
  • 2g Sat Fat
  • 44mg Cholesterol
  • 849mg Sodium
  • 121mg Potassium
  • 13g Carbs
  • 4g Fiber
  • 2g Sugar
  • 19g Protein
  • 5 WW+ Points
  • 3 WW SmartPoints

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Combine beans, chicken broth, garlic and half of the onions in a large soup pot.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer until beans are very soft, about 3 hours.
  4. In a skillet, saute remaining onions.
  5. Add chopped green chiles, jalapeno and seasonings. Stir to combine.
  6. Add chile mixture and chicken to beans.
  7. Simmer 1 more hour.
  8. Remove from heat and serve.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Combine beans, chicken broth, garlic and half of the onions in a large soup pot.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer until beans are very soft, about 3 hours.
  4. In a skillet, saute remaining onions.
  5. Add chopped green chiles, jalapeno and seasonings. Stir to combine.
  6. Add chile mixture and chicken to beans.
  7. Simmer 1 more hour.
  8. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  9. Divide into indicated number of freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Reheat in microwave for 1-2 minutes.

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