Tuesday, October 14, 2008


One of my favorite things about autumn is the wonderful comfort food waiting to be made and devoured. This recipe is so quick and easy and is a favorite at our house.

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 can (4-ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 cans (16 ounces) BUSH'S BEST Great Northern Beans
1 can (14.5 ounces) chicken broth
1 ½ cups finely chopped cooked chicken breast
Shredded Monterrey Jack or Colby Jack cheese (optional)
Sour cream (optional)
Salsa (optional)
Tortilla Chips

In large skillet, cook onion in oil for 4 minutes or until transparent. Add chilies, flour and cumin; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add beans and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 10 minutes or until thickened. Add chicken; cook until hot.

Garnish with cheese, sour cream and salsa( I don't usually serve it with salsa), if desired. Serve with Tortilla chips to dip or crumble.


willow said...

This looks very good, Rebecca! I am adding the ingredients to my grocery list and will make it soon. I'm so hungry now! :P

Betsy said...

The Mister ordered this a few weeks ago when we went out for lunch! I'd never heard of it. I'm glad to have a recipe for it now! :)

Hello Mary Lou said...

I just found your blog on a link from Poetkat.It is wonderful. I love the recipes and also collect vintage and love tea.

Lavinia said...

Rebecca this looks perfect for a cold winter's day. I like adding dollops of sourcream to all kinds of things... By the way, we dont' have that brand of beans up here and I dont' know what kind of beans they are...are they white kidney beans? Navy beans? Please let me know. Otherwise, do you think this recipe would suite navy or white kidney beans? Thanks. I think this would be so delicious piping hot.

Rebecca said...

Lavinia, we are in for much cooler weather over the weekend here so I might have to put this on our menu...I would say that navy beans would work fine..Actually, I think I've used them before when I couldn't find Northern beans...Let me know what you think when you try this...

Rebecca said...

Willow and Betsy, I think you will like this. It's very easy and a nice change from your standard chili recipe.

Rebecca said...

Mary Lou, Welcome! So glad you stopped in for a cuppa..Come back often!

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

This looks yummy! And perfect for a cold weekend, which is heading our way!

steviewren said...

I've been trying to decide what to make with my defrosted chicken. This sounds yummy and I have all the ingredients. Thanks for the reminder of a very satisfying soup.

Blog Princess G said...

"Chili" + "quick" = I've printed this off! It looks yummy. Thank you. I'm in such a fall/soup/chili/stew mood these days. :)