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White Chicken Chili

Warm up your winter with a hearty bowl of White Chicken Chili. This dish can be made in a mere 30 minutes, all thanks to the canned ingredients: chicken, white beans, white hominy, chicken broth and green chilies. Canned foods make homemade easy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6

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white chicken chili


2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 large onion, chopped
2 celery stalks, diced
1 large garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 (10-ounce) cans chicken breast, drained and flaked
1 (15.5-ounce) can small white beans, drained and rinsed**
1 (15.5-ounce) can white hominy, drained and rinsed**
1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chilies, drained**
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley or cilantro
Sour Cream, shredded Cheddar cheese for serving**


In 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat, in hot oil, cook onion, celery and garlic about 5 minutes until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally.

Stir in chili powder and cumin; cook 1 minute. Add chicken, white beans, hominy, chicken broth, green chilies, salt and pepper. Over high heat, heat to boiling; reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.

To serve, garnish each serving with chopped parsley.  Serve with sour cream and shredded cheese.

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

Calories 330; Total Fat 12 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g); Cholesterol 80 mg; Sodium 1340 mg; Total Carbohydrates 27 g; Dietary Fiber 7 g; Sugars 3 g; Protein 33 g, Vitamin A 640.82 IU; Vitamin C 13.18 mg; Calcium 108.64 mg; Iron  3.25 mg; Vitamin D 0.28 IU; Folate 18.5 mcg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 10%; Iron 20%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

**Nutrition analysis calculated with generic ingredients; Nutritional analysis calculated using canned chopped green chilies not drained, canned white beans that have not been drained or rinsed, hominy that has not been drained or rinsed, and 1 tablespoon each of the optional sour cream, shredded Cheddar cheese.