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10 Warming Winter Meals

White Chicken Chili

Have you ever noticed a food’s presentation seems to affect how good it tastes? The prettier the arrangement, the yummier it is. Well, White Chicken Chili is not only sure to warm you up and put a smile on your face, but its monochromatic appearance has visual allure. Experiment with serving it in striking dishware, such as gem-colored ceramics or translucent glass bowls. Another plus is that this meal keeps particularly well -- leftovers you can look forward to eating!


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cans (14 oz each) fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cans (15.5 oz each) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) chopped green chile peppers
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper


Heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat. Add chicken, onions, and garlic, and saute until chicken is lightly browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer chicken mixture to 4-quart or larger slow cooker. Add broth, beans, chile peppers (with juice), salt, and remaining spices. Stir to combine. Cover. Cook on low 4 to 6 hours. Uncover and cook 1 more hour, stirring occasionally, until flavors are blended.

[source: Prevention Magazine]