Winter White Bean Chili

Winter White Bean Chili
Staff Writer
Bush's Beans

For a white chili, try using this recipe. They replace black beans with white beans, still giving it that delicious flavor. 

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9
Servings
344
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1  Cup  chopped onion
  • 1  Cup  chopped celery
  • 2  Tablespoons  minced garlic
  • 1  Cup  chopped carrots
  • 1  Pound  chicken breasts, shredded, boneless, skinless
  • 2  Cups  chopped zucchini
  • 1/2  Cup  brown rice (not instant)
  • 2 1/2  Cups  low-sodium chicken stock
  • One 8 ounce can mild Mexican green chiles, drained
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  cumin
  • One 31.6-ounce cans great Northern beans, with liquid
  • 1  Tablespoon  chopped oregano
  • 1  Tablespoon  chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, to taste
  • Green salsa verde, to taste

Directions

Heat olive oil over medium heat in a medium sauté pan. Add onions, celery, and garlic. Cook until garlic is aromatic, approximately 5 minutes.

Place carrots in bottom of slow cooker. Top with chicken, onions, celery, and garlic mixture.

Add zucchini, rice, chicken stock, chiles, cumin, and beans.

Cook in 4-quart slow cooker on high setting for 4 hours or until vegetables and chicken are tender.

Add oregano and parsley. Cook for 5 minutes. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

Serve with desired amount of cheese and green salsa verde on top.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
14%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
110mg
37%
Carbohydrate, by difference
22g
17%
Protein
41g
89%
Vitamin A, RAE
6µg
1%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
62mg
6%
Choline, total
60mg
14%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
22µg
6%
Iron, Fe
9mg
50%
Magnesium, Mg
44mg
14%
Niacin
13mg
93%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
359mg
51%
Selenium, Se
46µg
84%
Sodium, Na
1497mg
100%
Water
113g
4%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

White Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

White Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.