Sunday, February 23, 2014

White Bean Chicken Chili

Spring is just a month away, which means warmer weather (yay!) and limited time left to enjoy "winter soup season." White Bean Chicken Chili is a tasty, nutritious, and healthy one pot dish that comes together in about 30 minutes. A big bowl garnished with hot sauce is perfect to keep warm on a cold, winter day.
What's your favorite chili recipe?
White Bean Chicken Chili
·1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
·2 green onions, chopped (plus extra for garnish)
·1 tsp minced garlic
·1 tsp chili powder
·1/2 tsp cumin
·1 - 15oz. can Great Northern white beans, drained and rinsed
·1 - 14oz. can diced tomatoes with juice
·1½ cup chicken broth
·1 cup cooked chicken, shredded
·Hot sauce, to taste

Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute onions and garlic for 2 minutes. Add chili powder and cumin. Stir and cook for 1 additional minute. Add white beans, tomatoes with juice, and chicken broth. Simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in the chicken, and cook for 5 minutes longer or until chicken is heated through. Garnish with hot sauce and green onions as desired.

Serves: 4