White Chicken Chili is super flavorful, and a keeper for weeknight dinner. This one is also great the next day, so it works as a make-ahead meal. Thanks to Cindy B. for sharing the recipe! She says it’s great for family dinner because… the kids eat it!

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

Prep Time: 10 minutes   |   Cook time: 1 hour   |   Total time: 1 hour 10 min   |   Yield: 6 servings


  • Olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 3 cups chicken breast meat, diced
  • 2 7-ounce cans dice green chiles
  • 1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 3 cans northern white beans, drained
  • 3 14-ounce cans chicken broth
  • 1 jalapeno, diced (if you like it hot)



  1. Heat the oil in a very large saucepan or soup pot. Saute the onion and garlic until onions are soft.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, stir, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for one hour, stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve with flour tortillas, sour cream, black olives and avocado.

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