Chili Blanco Recipe (White Chili)

White Chili is a chicken based chili.  This is a great recipe.



1 pound dry White Northern beans

5 1/4 cups Chicken broth

2 cloves Garlic, minced

1 large White Onion, chopped

1 Tbsp. Ground White Pepper

1 tsp. Salt

1 Tbsp. Dried Oregano

1 Tbsp. Ground Cumin

1/2 tsp. Ground Cloves

1 (7 oz.) can Diced Green Chilies

5 cups diced cooked Chicken Breast

1 3/4 cups Chicken broth

1 Tbsp. diced Jalapeno Pepper (optional)

8 flour Tortillas



Shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Siced Black Olives

Chunky Salsa

Sour Cream

Diced Avocado



Soak beans in water to cover for 24 hours; drain.

In crock pot or large kettle, combine beans, 5 1/4 cups chicken broth, garlic, onion, white pepper, salt, oregano, cumin and cloves.

Simmer covered for at least 5 hours until beans are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in green chilies, diced chicken and 1 3/4 cups chicken broth. For hotter taste, add jalapeno.

Cover and simmer for 1 hour.


To serve, line each bowl with 1 flour tortilla. Spoon in chili and serve with all condiments for a very special chili.

Flavors are enhanced when this chili is made 1 day ahead.

And Enjoy!

Yields:  8 servings