Featured Recipes | Lisa Holmes

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White Bean Chicken Chili

White Bean Chicken Chili

It is Fall- Finally ! This takes a little patience,                       

but I promise it is beyond worth it.

Amazing alone or with a yummy grilled cheese sandwich!   


1 lb dried small white beans                      Place beans in heavy large pot with enough cold water to 

8 fresh anaheim chiles (about 1 lb)            cover by at least 3". Let stand overnight.

1/2 stick butter                                           Char Chiles over gas flame or in a broiler until blackened

 2 large onions -chopped                            on all sides. Peel, seed, and chop chiles. Set aside.

1/3 Cup all purpose flour                            Drain beans, add fresh water and season and cook until

4 cups chicken broth                                   tender.  Melt butter in clean heavy large pot over medium

3 cups half n half                                        heat. Add onions and saute' until tender. Add flour and stir     

4 cups shredded cooked chicken                5 min.(do not brown) Gradually whisk in chicken broth and  

1 T. chili powder                                        half n half. Simmer gently until thickened.- about 10 min.

1 T ground cumin                                      Add reserved white beans and roasted chiles, shredded 

2 tsp. salt                                                   chicken, and next 4 ingredients. Simmer to blend ingredients.

1/2 tsp white pepper                                  Chili can be made a day ahead !  To serve, add to individual