~ Cass's Comforting White Chili ~

Cassie *


Loved how this Chili turned out. Just the right heat and spice and oh so comforting. I just kept adding until I got the taste I was looking for.The cream was a great addition.

Enjoy a bowl on a chilly day, it will warm your soul.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 - 12
10 Min
40 Min
Stove Top



  • 32 oz
    chicken broth - more to thin out if need be
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine, optional
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    better than bouillon chicken flavoring
  • 1 1/2 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp
    pepper - divided
  • 2 tsp
    herbs de provence - or a combination of oregano , italian seasoning , rosemary
  • 1/4 c
  • 5 large
    jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped ( or can use poblano or a couple cans green chiles
  • 2 medium
    onions, chopped
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic paste
  • 30 oz
    great northern beans - drained and rinsed
  • 30 oz
    cannellini beans - drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper or to taste
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt - optional, may not need depending on your bouillon
  • sour cream
    sliced green onion, jalapeno slices for garnish

How to Make ~ Cass's Comforting White Chili ~


  1. In a dutch oven over medium heat, add broth, bouillon, chicken, 1/2 tsp pepper and 1/2 cup wine. Bring to a boil then simmer until chicken is cooked though. About 15 - 20 minutes. Remove chicken from broth and let cool. Pour broth into a bowl and set aside.
    Once chicken is cool enough to handle shred or slice into bite sized pieces.
  2. In the same dutch oven, melt butter and add peppers, onion, celery, garlic, herbs de provence and cook until vegetables are tender. Stir in flour and cook for a couple minutes, stirring continually.
  3. Slowly whisk in the broth with the vegetables. Add the beans, cumin, cayenne remaining salt and pepper. Bring to a boil then simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the shredded chicken and heat through. Stir in the cream. Heat through. Taste and add salt or other seasonings if needed.
  5. Serve in bowls with sour cream, green onion and slices of Jalapeno slices if desired.

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About ~ Cass's Comforting White Chili ~

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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