Cha Cha's White Chicken Chili

Cha Cha's White Chicken Chili

Soups, Stews and Chili Chili White Chili

Delicious white bean chili. Cha Cha says: 'It's kinda spicy, so watch out!' Substitute mild green chiles for the jalapenos if you're scared! Use more chicken and cheese as desired.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 684
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced jalapeno peppers
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 3 (15 ounce) cans white beans
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  • 1   Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Slowly cook and stir the onion until tender. Mix in the garlic, jalapeno, green chile peppers, cumin, oregano and cayenne. Continue to cook and stir the mixture until tender, about 3 minutes. Mix in the chicken broth, chicken and white beans. Simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2   Remove the mixture from heat. Slowly stir in the cheese until melted. Serve warm.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 16.8g 26%
    Saturated Fat 7.0g  
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 1896mg 76%
Potassium 1818mg 51%
Total Carbohydrates 74.9g 24%
Dietary Fiber 17.1g 68%
Protein 59.1g 118%
Sugars 5g  
Vitamin A 1140IU  
Vitamin C 25mg  
Calcium 488mg  
Iron 12mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 20mg  
Vitamin B6 1mg  
Magnesium 208mg  
Folate 226mcg