Great White Chili (supposed to Be by Willie Nelson)

Total Time
4hrs 30mins
30 mins
4 hrs

I am not sure of its orgins, but I am trying to find the source.

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  1. Put the chicken stock base, broth, and beans in a large pot (I like my Crock Pot).
  2. Simmer it for two hours, covered.
  3. Saute the onions in the oil until they are gently browned.
  4. Combine the onions with the spices, chicken, and other vegetables, and simmer for another hour or so.
  5. Add the cheese and sour cream, cooking until the cheese melts in the chili.
  6. You might want to serve the chili with more sour cream, green onions, diced tomatoes, salsa, cilantro, or cheese.
  7. The recipe serves about four people, but I always double it, because it tastes even better the second day.
  8. If you don't use fresh cilantro, you might want to double the amount you use.
  9. Also, I have found the garlic to be low, but you can tell by my name that I love to cook with garlic.
  10. It was also great to substitute some of the chicken broth with beer (preferably Mexican), if you add a few shots of tequila for added ummph!
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5 5

We loved this! Had it last night with a corn pudding recipe off this site. I did sub one can of beef broth and beef bouillon rather than just chicken to get more depth of flavor for my beef eating husband. Cooked my chicken in a little oil and sprinkled with taco seasoning, then sauteed the onion and garlic in the same pan. Had no green chilies, so I had to use a can of Rotel tomatoes, and I think it turned out great! Was a little leary of adding so much cheese and sour cream, but very happy with the results. Will definitely make again. Thanks for sharing the recipe. This is the first chili I've ever made starting with dried beans rather than canned, and it won't be the last... Thanks so much for the recipe!

5 5

Best white chili I have ever had! Thick, cheesy, creamy, a tad spicy, tons of flavor and fantastic. Doubled the recipe and will be freezing half of it. Used a little less cheese and sour cream when mixing it in. Sprinkling those two items on top when serving makes up for it. Also, I topped it with diced red instead of green onions. Sauted the garlic for one minute after the onions were brown and added in the chilies and spices and cooked 3 minutes before adding mix to soup pot. Thank you for a great recipe!

5 5

I was on a search for something new to do with some ground turkey. Boy did I find a keeper!!<br/>Using what I had in my pantry I used 2 cans garbanzo beans, 1 can of butter beans (all rinsed & drained), 1 pound of ground turkey browned with the onions & garlic, 1 carton of low-sodium chicken broth and 2 cups of Queso Blanco cheese. I served with warmed flour tortillas and my hubby was drooling! This had sooo much flavor! Can't wait to make this again! Thanks for posting!!