Lunch | Dinner

White Chicken Chili

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 35 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 6


  • 376


  • 12g


  • 40g


  • 27g




  • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Small Onion, diced
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 4 Cups Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 1 (4 oz) Can Diced Green Chilies
  • 1 (8 oz) Package Light Cream Cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1½ Cups Frozen Corn
  • 2 (15 oz) Cans Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2½ Cups Cooked Rotisserie Chicken, shredded
  • 1 Lime, juiced (wash lime under cold running water before juicing)
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped + more for serving (wash under cold running water before chopping)
  • 1½ Tsp Cumin
  • ½ Tsp Paprika
  • ½ Tsp Dried Oregano
  • ½ Tsp Dried Coriander
  • ¼ Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • Salt, to taste
  • Chopped avocado, shredded cheese, tortilla chips, green onions
  • DDairy:

    Omit cream cheese or use a vegan cream cheese


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Heat Oil, Onions and Garlic In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onions and cook until softened, about 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds.

  • 3.

    Add Chicken Broth, Chilies and Spices Add the chicken broth, chilies, spices (cumin, paprika, oregano, coriander, cayenne pepper) and a pinch of salt. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.

  • 4.

    Puree Cannellini Beans To a food processor or blender, add 1 cup of the rinsed cannellini beans and ¼ cup broth from soup. Puree until smooth. This step is optional if you do not have a blender or food processor.

  • 5.

    Add Cream Cheese, Corn and Beans To the soup, add the cream cheese, corn, whole beans and pureed beans. Mix well and simmer for an additional 5-10 minutes.

  • 6.

    Add Chicken, Lime Juice and Cilantro Stir in the shredded chicken, lime juice and cilantro. Season to taste. Top with optional toppings, if desired. Enjoy!

  • 7.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from Cooking Classy

Nourishment Notes

Cannellini Beans

Cannellini beans contain healthy amounts of fiber to help with heart health and digestive regularity. They also contain plant protein to help build and maintain muscle, and folate to aid in the growth of new and healthy cells


Cumin contains antioxidants and may have anti-inflammatory properties. This may be helpful when experiencing a flare.

PD Cooking Tips

  • Garlic

    Purchase jarred, pre-minced garlic

  • Lime

    Purchase pre-squeezed lime juice; 1 lime = approximately 2 Tbsp juice

  • Cans

    Use an electric can opener to open cans

  • Chicken

    Purchase pre-shredded chicken

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