Crock Pot Cheesy White Chili With Cauliflower

Total Time
5hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 hrs

This pale vegetarian chili is both pretty to look at and delicious to eat. Add the cream cheese if you prefer a thicker, cheesier sauce, and the mild green chilies for a flavor boost. Serve with hot crusty bread and a salad of sliced tomatoes in vinaigrette for a great meal. TIP: If you prefer a thicker chili, mash some or all of the beans or puree in a food processor before adding to the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook until softened. Add garlic, jalapeno pepper, cumin seeds, oregano, chili powder, salt and peppercorns and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Transfer mixture to slow cooker stoneware. Add beans and stock and stir to combine.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours, until hot and bubbling.
  3. Stir in cauliflower, green pepper, Monterey Jack cheese, and cream cheese and chilies, if using. Cover and cook on HIGH for 25 to 30 minutes, until green peppers are softened and cauliflower is heated through. Ladle into bowls and garnish as desired. Serves 6 to 8.
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Most Helpful

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This was very good. I made it in a pressure cooker instead of a crockpot and it worked great. I left out the cream cheese and just sprinkled some cheese on top of each bowl. It may not please the heavy meat-eaters, but for me it hit the spot for chili and was much lighter

Just about to post from Delicous anid Dependable Slow Cooker Recipes by Judith Finlayson. Sounds great-glad you posted it!