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Quick, Easy & Affordable
If I’m truthful, this creamy white chicken chili recipe is an affordable meal we enjoy all year around. It’s a filling and spicy variation of chicken soup that’s well received on any cool and rainy day.
Break out your
* and warm your family with toe-toasting comfort food. They’re gonna want seconds and even then, you’ll still get to enjoy some leftovers the next day. stock pots
White Chicken Chili is an easy recipe that comes together with a few staple pantry ingredients and can even utilize chicken leftovers. It’s naturally gluten free.
left over from another meal, so no extra cooking. Just chop it and add it in. Southwest Chicken
You can do that with my juicy, delicious slow cooker chicken breasts or best juicy baked chicken breast if you have leftovers, too. Even a rotisserie chicken will be great in this recipe!
A Delicious “Welcome to Our Home”
When soup is cooking, bread is baking or holiday treats are in the oven, the whole house is awash with “homey” aromas that welcome any guest or family member who walks through the door. Those wonderful smells are the best “welcome to my home” you can offer!
Smiles will abound, and memories will be made, over meals like Creamy White Chicken Chili and our
. If you love this white chicken chili, try my Favorite Sweet Cornbread , too, for quick and easy warm-ups with delicious flavor. Best Easy Chili recipe
The best news is both White Chicken Chili and Best Easy Chili are EASY to make and tasty enough to serve company at football get-together or a neighborhood bonfire.
You’ll spend time enjoying both recipes with your family and friends, instead of spending tons of time at the stove!
Keep white chicken chili warm in a slow cooker on the counter, so it’s easy for guests to help themselves at any time.
Keep some colorful garnishes nearby along with some cornbread and or
Add a relish tray with fresh veggies and dip and you’ll have the party spread everyone keeps talking about and enjoying.
This creamy, delicious soup has a warm, spicy kick. Like most soups and stews, it’s even tastier on the second day. Leftovers will be a hit, plus, save you time and money.
The ingredients are common pantry stock. You will probably already have most of them on hand.
To make Creamy White Chicken Chili you’ll need:
Pre-cooked chicken, I use pre-cooked or Slow Cooker Chicken Breasts , that I have prepped and frozen. Any chicken leftovers or even rotisserie chicken will work, as well. Juicy Baked Chicken Breasts White Beans, canned (I have successfully used cannelini beans, great northern beans and/or navy beans) Chicken Broth or Stock (I use my homemade, but use your favorite brand.) Chicken Bouillon Powder Jalapeno, minced Onion (white, yellow or red), minced Minced Garlic Coriander Cumin Cream Cheese.
How to Make Creamy White Chicken Chili
Getting this hearty, delicious white chicken chili on the table is a quick and simple task.
If you have the
in the fridge or freezer, it’s a breeze. (Shredded rotisserie chicken would work well in this recipe, too. ) pre-cooked chicken
Simply drain and rinse the canned beans. Add the beans and all other ingredients, except the cream cheese, to your favorite stock pot. Heat over medium heat until soup comes to a slow boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the softened cream cheese. Stir until cream cheese has fully melted and been incorporated. Serve your hearty delicious meal.
Serving White Chicken Chili
You can top your white chicken chi or leave it plain. We love to serve it with a few garnishes.
I like to serve Creamy White Chicken Chili with some freshly grated cheddar cheese or colby jack cheese and hand-torn cilantro leaves.
We also enjoy it with diced avocado, sour cream, minced onion, tortilla strips or chips or sliced jalapenos.
What to Serve with White Chicken Chili
It is absolutely stunning with our
as a side. The savory spice of the soup is perfectly complemented by the sweet, moist cornbread. Favorite Sweet Cornbread
You’ll also love it with my Easy 30-Minute
. Homemade bread fast enough to have for weeknight dinners! Biscuits
and your meal is complete! green salad
Stay warm and enjoy, my friend!
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A simple and extraordinarily flavorful soup, with a spicy kick. It will warm both body and soul. Terrific with cornbread or even tortilla chips.
4 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
4 (15.5 oz) cans cannelini beans (or great northern beans)
6 cups chicken broth
1 large jalapeno, minced ( 3– 4 Tablespoons minced)
1 medium yellow onion, minced (red or white work, as well)
1 Tablespoon homemade (or your favorite brand, to taste) chicken bouillon
1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 Tablespoon cumin
1 (8 oz) block cream cheese, softened
Drain and rinse the beans.
Add beans and all ingredients, except cream cheese to stock pot.
Bring to a gentle boil over medium heat.
Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in the softened cream cheese. Continue stirring until the cream cheese has completely melted and is incorporated into the broth.
Serve with any of your favorite garnishes. I love it with grated cheddar and cilantro. A dollop of sour cream or thinly sliced green onions would be good, too.
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 20 min Category: Soup Method: Stove Top Cuisine: Mexican/American
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26 thoughts on “Creamy White Chicken Chili Recipe”
Thanks for the delicious recipe. It had just the right amount of spice for me.
This is an easy recipe.
I agree, Roxie! It’s a favorite quick and easy supper for us in the fall and winter.
This recipe is so good and easy to prepare.
This tasted so delicious and tasty! Will definitely make this again! Thank you!
I will definitely need to make this again. Everyone loved the creaminess and the bit of spice from the jalapeño. Really balanced and so tasty. Thank you!
This was really good for such a simple recipe.
Thank you, James! So glad you enjoyed it!
This is really easy to follow, loved this creamy white chicken chili recipe! It’s really tasty and very flavorful! Will surely have this again! Highly recommended!
Thanks, Allyssa! So happy you liked it!
Love this one pot chili. It’s so easy to put together and absolutely delicious.
Shilpa, those are my favorite things, as well. Thank you!
This was just so good! Sometimes you don’t want a rich tomato sauce, and this was quicker to prepare too!
Freya, I 100% agree! Glad you’re loving it!
This hit the spot! Hubby wanted chili but I’m tired of the red kind and wanted something new. Your recipe was perfect! Oodles of flavor and ready quickly!
Yay! A win for everyone. Thanks, Jennifer. I’m really happy you both loved it!
Love this simple and budget friendly chili. Made for dinner on Sunday and enjoyed for lunch all week.
Perfect! MacKenzie, I’m so happy to hear the recipe is serving you well.
Great, easy, quick homemade meal. Highly recommend!
Thanks, Miranda! You made my day!
This recipe please the whole family. thank you!
Thanks, Paula, for taking the time to leave a note and let me know!
This looks so delicious!
I love white chicken chili! And this recipe for it is so easy. Yum!
Thanks, Lydia! I love how easy it is, too.