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White Bean Chicken Chili  ~ Quick & easy weeknight dinner.

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White Bean Chicken Chili is a nice change from traditional tomato-based chili once in a while. And it’s a snap to make!
 
I really don’t make this often enough! It’s a great combination of protein and fiber, plus this chicken chili is easier on those tummies who don’t handle tomatoes and green peppers as well. 
 
 
white bean chicken chili
 
 
 
Simple, healthy & fast…it doesn’t get any better than that!  There is no added fat, dairy, or gluten. Even yeast-free diets can enjoy a bowl of this delicious chili.

A perfect meal for a busy night or when you have leftover chicken. You could even substitute in turkey after the holidays!

I served this chili with some fresh homemade cornbread.

 
best cornbread

 

White bean chicken chili is a big hit at my house. After my husband took his first bite, he asked if I had made a double batch…SCORE!

 

 

To Make Quick & Easy White Bean Chicken Chili, You Will Need These Ingredients:

  • Chicken ~ I used breast meat
  • Sweet red peppers ~ of course, mixed colors are fine too
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Oregano leaves
  • ground cumin
  • Frozen corn
  • Canned small white beans
  • Chicken broth

Weight watcher points plus count 3 points per serving with a whopping 15 grams of protein!

 

Enjoy!

 

Quick & Easy White Bean Chicken Chili

A non-tomato version of chili with chicken breast and small white beans.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, chili, white bean chicken chili
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 132kcal
Author: Mary Krick

Ingredients

  • 2-3 cups cooked & cubed chicken ~ I used breast meat
  • 1-2 lg sweet red peppers chopped ~ of course mixed colors are fine too
  • 1 lg onion chopped
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2-3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1-2 cups frozen corn
  • 2 15oz cans small white beans
  • 4 cups chicken broth

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan sauté onions and sweet peppers in ¼ cup of the chicken broth.
  • Add all spices and continue to sauté for about 2 minutes. Add a little more broth if needed.
  • Add chicken, corn, beans, and remaining broth. Let the soup simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • I serve this white bean chili with cornbread. Mmmmm so good!

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 1227mg | Potassium: 573mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 782IU | Vitamin C: 49mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg

 

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