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White Chili Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anneke Amis
Added: Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb northern beans, soaked overnight in water, drained
6 C. chicken broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium onions, chopped (divided)
1 T. olive oil
2 4-ounce cans chopped green chilies
2 tsp ground cumin
1 1/2 t. dried oregano
1/4 t. ground cloves
1/4 t. cayenne pepper
4 C. diced cooked chicken
3 C. grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 jalapeno or serrano pepper, chopped (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine beans, chicken broth, garlic and half the onions in a large soup pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until beans are very soft, 3 hours or more. Add additional water (or watered-down broth), if necessary.

In a skillet, sauté remaining onions in oil until tender. Add chilies and seasonings and mix thoroughly. Add to bean mixture. Add chicken and continue to simmer 1 hour. Check seasoning, add jalapeno or serrano to level of desired hotness (optional).

Serve topped with grated cheese. Garnish with cilantro, chopped fresh tomato, salsa, chopped scallions, and/or guacamole, as desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10

 

 

 

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