Saturday, October 01, 2011


This sounds like an easy, tasty recipe, something that might be good for wintry months.

Chicken and White Bean Chili

total time 40 minutes


* 4 teaspoon(s) olive oil
* 2 pound(s) ground chicken
* Salt
* 1 medium onion, chopped
* 1 clove(s) garlic, crushed with a press
* 1 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
* 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
* 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
* 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground red pepper (cayenne)
* 1 jar(s) (16 ounces) mild salsa verde
* 2 can(s) (15 to 19 ounces each) white kidney beans (cannellini), rinsed and drained
* 1 can(s) (14 to 14 1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
* 2 tablespoon(s) fresh cilantro leaves


1. In 6-quart Dutch oven, heat 1 teaspoon oil on medium-high until very hot. Sprinkle chicken with 1 teaspoon salt. Add chicken to Dutch oven in 2 batches, and cook 6 minutes per batch or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally and adding 1 teaspoon more oil for second batch. With slotted spoon, transfer chicken to medium bowl once it is done.
2. After all chicken is cooked, add remaining 2 teaspoons oil with onion and garlic to Dutch oven, and cook on medium 5 to 6 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Stir in cumin, oregano, cinnamon, and ground red pepper; cook 1 minute. Add salsa verde, beans, broth, and browned chicken; heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook chili 15 minutes to blend flavors. To serve, garnish with cilantro. Makes about 8 1/2 cups.

Like all recipes you may have to tweak it here and there for your own taste. I found some other similar recipes: here.


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