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Queso White Chicken Chili

This zesty Queso White Bean Chicken Chili is the perfect comfort food and a cool weather menu staple!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds chicken breast cooked and shredded
  • 4 cans Great Northern beans 2 cans mashed, 2 cans whole beans
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 8 oz. Queso cheese shredded
  • 2 cups onion diced
  • 2 poblano peppers diced
  • 2 cans diced green chiles 4 oz. cans
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Optional toppings

  • Sour cream
  • Avocado
  • Cilantro
  • Tortilla strips
  • More shredded queso!

Instructions
 

  • In a large dutch oven, sauté onion in olive oil over medium heat until softened. Add peppers and garlic and sauté until onions are browned.
  • Rinse and drain beans. Mash 2 cans of the beans, leave 2 cans whole. (The mashed beans give the chili a wonderful creaminess!)
  • Add spices, chicken stock and beans; simmer on medium heat for 20 minutes.
  • Add shredded chicken, chiles and lime juice; simmer for 20 more minutes.
  • Add queso and stir until cheese is melted.
  • Top with your favorite fixings!

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Keyword chili, soup, white bean chili
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