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White Bean 7 Chicken Chili Recipe

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This recipe for White Bean 7 Chicken Chili, by , is from Recipes from the Crossroads, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nina Hebbard
Added: Monday, March 2, 2009


1 lb. dried Great Northern beans
2 lbs. chicken pieces
1 T. olive oil
2 medium onions, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 cans chopped mild green chiles
2 tsp. ground cumin
1 1/2 tsp. oregano
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/4 tsp red pepper
6 c. chicken broth
3 c. shredded Monterey Jack, divided
salt and Pepper
Fresh chopped cilantro
Sour cream and salsa, optional

Soak beans to pkg. directions. Place chicken in sauce pan with water to cover. Simmer about 30 minutes til cooked. Drain, reserving stock. Measure and add water to make 6 cups. Set aside. Saute onion in oil in same pan til transparent. Stir in garlic and seasonings. Saute 2 minutes. Drain soaked beans and add to veggie mixture along with stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 2 hours or til beans are tender, stirring occasionally. Add cubed chicken and 1 c. cheese to chili. Stir til cheese melts. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle into warm bowls. Serve topped with remaining cheese, sour cream salsa, and cilantro.




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