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white chicken chili

Best White Chicken Chili Recipe

This is the Best White Chicken Chili Recipe! Simmer on low and top with your favorite chili toppings. Perfect for feeding a crowd.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy white chicken chili, white bean chicken chili, white bean chicken chili recipe, white chicken chili, white chicken chili recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 197kcal
Author Jenny
Cost $25


  • Dutch Oven
  • Stove or Dutch Oven


  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups finely chopped white onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 6 cups chopped/shredded chicken I used a rotisserie chicken
  • 64 ounces reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 4 15 ounce cans Great Northern beans drained
  • 1 cup mild salsa verde I used Herdez brand
  • 1 ounce packet Ranch Dressing Mix
  • 4 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1-2 fresh limes juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt Lawry's is great
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro leaves

Topping Ideas

    Shredded Cheddar Cheese

      Sour Cream

        Chopped Green Onion

          Bacon Crumbles

            Tortilla Chips



                • Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. When hot, add onion and garlic. Cook and stir for 5 minutes, until softened. Add chicken, chicken broth, beans, salsa verde, Ranch Dressing Mix, cumin, lime juice, salt, pepper, garlic salt and cilantro. Stir and simmer on low for at least 30 minutes before serving. Simmer for a couple hours for even better flavor! Serve each bowl or cup of chili with toppings of choice.


                Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 705mg | Potassium: 420mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 211IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg