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White Chili Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Stephanie Heller Folcher
Added: Thursday, January 4, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 chicken breasts, skinned and boned
5 cups water or broth
1 large onion, chopped and divided
2 tbsp. butter or margarine
2 celery ribs, chopped about 1/3 cup
3 cans(16oz.) great northern beans, rinse and drain
3 cans(4.5oz) green chiles, chopped
1 cup chicken broth, canned
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. ground red peper
1 tbsp. fresh cilantro

Directions:
Directions:
Place chicken, 5 cups water and half onion in a large sauce over medium high heat, cook until chicken is tender. Remove chicken, reserving broth in dutch oven. Cut chicken into pieces; set aside. Melt butter in a skillet; add celery and remaining onion, saute until tender.
Stir chicken, celery mixture, 2 cans beans and next 6 ingredients into the broth in the dutch oven and bring to a boil. Reduce heat cook for one hour, stirring until thickened. Process remaining 1 can of beans in a blender until smooth, scrape down the sides. Stir puree into the chili. Remove and discard the bay leaf, stir in the cilantro just before serving, add desired toppings.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Start with one can of green chiles and add other two according to taste.

 

 

 

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