White Bean Chicken Chili

“This is a warm and hearty chicken chili that is made in a slow-cooker. Sara Lee Chef Catherine DeOrio shared this recipe on the Today show and it looked perfect to have on a cold wintry night. She served this chili in a sour dough bread bowl.”
8hrs 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in skillet over medium-heat. Add onions, garlic, coriander, cumin and oregano. Sauté until translucent and fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add red peppers and sauté for 2 more minutes. Empty contents of skillet into slow cooker.
  3. Heat one tablespoon oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken to skillet (working in batches if necessary) and cook until it is no longer pink on the outside, about 5-7 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker.
  4. Add wine, chicken stock, green chilies, beans and white pepper to slow cooker and turn on to low. Cook for 6-7 hours.
  5. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with a fork. Return to slow cooker.
  6. Add cream, salt, and turkey sausage, turn cooking setting to high and remove lid or leave lid slightly ajar to let moisture escape. Cook until sauce is thickened, about 30-45 minutes.
  7. If a thicker chili is desired: Mix 1 tablespoon cornstarch with 2 tablespoons water or stock for each cup of liquid. Add to slow cooker and mix. Allow sauce to thicken before serving.
  8. Serve in bread bowl and top with favorite garnishes.
  9. Tip: If you like your chili extra spicy, add diced jalapeño and sauté with onions before adding to the slow cooker.

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