Fix-and-Forget White Chili

Fix-and-Forget White Chili

1 Review
From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Thicken this slow-cooker chicken chili by slightly mashing the beans.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cubed
  • 2 15 to 16-ounce cans Great Northern beans or navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles, undrained
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2½ cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1½ teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 1½ teaspoons bottled minced garlic (3 cloves)
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Light dairy sour cream (optional)
  • Avocado slices (optional)
  • Fresh thyme sprigs (optional)


  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. In a large skillet, cook chicken in hot oil just until lightly browned. Place beans in a 3- ½- to 4-quart slow cooker; mash slightly with a potato masher.
  2. Add chicken to slow cooker. Stir undrained chile peppers, onion, chicken broth, cumin seeds, garlic, cayenne pepper, and black pepper into mixture in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3- ½ to 4 hours.
  3. If desired, serve with sour cream and avocado. If desired, garnish with thyme sprigs.
  • Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 serving
  • Per serving: 0 calories; 0 fat(0 sat); 0 fiber; 0 carbohydrates; 0 protein; 0 folate; 0 cholesterol; 0 sugars; 0 g added sugars; 0 vitamin A; 0 vitamin C; 0 calcium; 0 iron; 0 sodium; 0 potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: 1½ starch, 2½ lean meat, ½ fat

Reviews 1

July 28, 2018
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By: Betty
My husband said "ewww" to white chicken chili, but it was MY turn to choose dinner. Knowing my family's taste I added 1 Tbsp of chili powder and 1 tbsp of chili flakes. Since it was " white" chili , I served it with mozzarella cheese as an option and it was a HIT!!
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