Soups & Salads

Creamy White Chili

Posted: September 15

Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 7 servings

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When the weather outside turns frightful, a bowl of Creamy White Chili is so delightful! Filled with savory chicken, hearty beans, and spicy green chiles in a gorgeous white sauce, this chili looks and tastes different from traditional chili while still delivering that irresistible warmth. Creamy White Chili makes enough so you can have a fulfilling dinner with plenty of leftovers for later!


1 tablespoon canola oil
1 pound chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
2 (15.5 ounce) cans great northern beans, rinsed and drained
2 (4 ounce) cans green chiles, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup sour cream
For the optional toppings:
tortilla chips, to taste
cheddar cheese, to taste, shredded
jalapeño pepper, to taste, sliced and seeded
green onions, to taste
yellow corn, to taste


Step 1

In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, heat the oil.

Step 2

Add the chicken, garlic powder, and onion and sauté the chicken until the chicken is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Add in the broth, beans, chilies, salt, cumin, oregano, pepper, and cayenne pepper.

Step 4

Bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 5

Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 30 minutes, uncovered.

Step 6

Remove the saucepan from the heat.

Step 7

Stir in the heavy cream and sour cream.

Step 8

Top with your favorite toppings.

Step 9


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