Monday, April 29, 2013

Quick & Easy White Bean Chicken Chili {Homemade Pantry}

Happy Monday! We had a great time over the weekend at our state's annual homeschooling conference, and as promised, I'll be sharing some of what we learned later this week. In the meanwhile, here's a recipe for a super quick and easy chili that has been a family favorite of ours for years now. It's a recipe I like to use when we've had a busy day and don't have much time for cooking -- bon appetit!!



Quick & Easy White Bean Chicken Chili
serves 6

3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
1 large onion, finely chopped (or 2 - 3 T. minced, dried)
3 T. olive or coconut oil
2 (4 oz.) cans green chilies, drained and chopped
6 T. flour
1.5 T. cumin
6 c. navy beans (can use 3 cans beans)
3 - 4 c. chicken broth

Heat oil in a large skillet and cook onion and chicken together over medium heat until chicken is no longer pink. Add in chilies, flour, and cumin, stirring to combine ingredients. Add beans (it's ok to add the liquid if using canned) and lesser amount of chicken broth; bring to a slow boil, stirring occasionally. As broth thickens, you can add additional chicken broth, if desired, depending on how thick you want it to be. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 - 15 minutes. Delicious served with a dallop of sour cream and shredded sharp cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese. Enjoy!

The muffin pictured is a new corn bread recipe we're working on and hope to share soon; in the meanwhile, you can bake up a batch of our tried and true Cornbread Muffins (which also make a delicious breakfast!).

Visit our Homemade Pantry page for more "healthier version" ideas -- save money and avoid all those nasty artificial ingredients by making your own!

Bon appetit!

~Lisa

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5 comments:

  1. This sounds soooooooo yummy I will have to pin it. :). I have been needing more recipes with white beans and this fits that bill.

    Blessings and ((HUGS))
    -Mary

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    1. Hope your family enjoys this chili. :) Thanks for the pin!

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  2. Oh yum! This one will definitely be a hit at our house! Thanks for linking up!

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  3. Another excellent recipe! Made this tonight and the whole family loved it. Thanks so much!

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    1. Thanks, Sarah! So glad your family enjoyed it!

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