Slow Cooker Creamy White Chicken Chili

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 8 hours

Servings: 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of excess fat
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 24 oz. chicken broth
  • 2 15oz cans great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 4oz cans diced mild green chiles
  • 1 15oz can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 3/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup half and half

Optional Toppings:

  • sliced jalapenos
  • sliced avocados
  • dollop of sour cream
  • minced fresh cilantro
  • tortilla strips
  • shredded Monterey jack or Mexican cheese

Instructions:

  1. Add chicken breasts to bottom of slow cooker, top with salt, pepper, cumin, oregano, chili powder, and cayenne pepper.
  2. Top with diced onion, minced garlic, great Northern beans, green chiles, corn, chicken broth and cilantro.  Stir.
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours.
  4. Remove chicken to large mixing bowl, shred, then return to slow cooker.
  5. Add cream cheese and half and half, stir, then cover and cook on HIGH for 15 minutes, or until chili is creamy and slightly thickened.
  6. Stir well and serve with desired toppings.

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Recipe submitted by Angela B.

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Crock Pot Hearty Chili Mac

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can tomato juice (46 oz)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained (28 oz)
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp prepared mustard
  • ┬╝ tsp pepper
  • 1 can kidney beans, rinsed and drained (16 oz)
  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni

Instructions:

Cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Place in slow cooker. Stir in tomato juice, tomatoes, celery, brown sugar, chili powder, salt, mustard, pepper, and kidney beans. Cook on low for 6 hours. One hour before dish is done add pasta and let cook for last hour.

Recipe submitted by Angela B.