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White Bean Chili Recipes

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You can cook up a delicious alternative to the typical kidney or pinto bean chili, using white beans. This page contains white bean chili recipes.


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By 2 found this helpful
May 22, 2009

This main dish soup, besides being delicious, is quick, and easy to make.



In a large pot brown the chicken in olive oil. Add minced garlic, and seasoning packets. Add the beans, chicken broth, cumin, and picante sauce.

Cook thoroughly until chicken is well done stir frequently.

Serve with white tortilla chips, and grated pepper jack cheese. You can also add sour cream if you wish.


Servings: 4 to 6
Time:5 Minutes Preparation Time
30 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: I got this recipe from a friend

By Kathie from Lafayette, LA

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By 0 found this helpful
December 18, 2013

Excellent recipe and easy to do, was given to me by my sister in law a few years ago. My kids love it, which is always a plus. I make this and have garlic bread.

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 10 plus


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1-2 cup onion
  • 1.5 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 48 fl oz Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 14.5 fl oz chicken broth
  • 7 oz chopped green chilies
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 oz Pepper Jack cheese


  1. Cut chicken into 1/2 cubes. In large sauce pan saute chicken, onion and garlic powder in oil until done.
  2. Add beans, broth, chilies, seasoning and bring to boil, reduce and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream and whipping cream.
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  5. Put in soup bowl and top with Pepper Jack cheese.
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May 18, 20090 found this helpful


  • 1 bag dry Great White Northern Beans
  • 1 can Rotel tomatoes
  • 1 package white chili mix (OR) Chicken Taco Mix
  • 4 chicken pieces (breast, thighs, etc.)
  • 3-4 cups chicken stock


Wash beans well and place in crock pot with all other ingredients. Cook overnight. Take out chicken, remove bones, and return chicken to crock pot.

Serve with crackers or tortilla chips!

By Mona from Lumberton, MS

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May 12, 20090 found this helpful

So Easy


  • 4 cans White Northern Beans
  • 1 can Ro-Tel tomatoes
  • 1 package white chili mix or chicken taco mix (located with other packages of chili, taco, gravy mixes, etc.)
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  • 2 large cans (13 oz.) chicken


Mix all together in crock pot and cook 2-4 hours.

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