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Recipe of the Week: White Chicken Chili

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Become the master of multitasking. By this, we mean: Invest in a crockpot. Crock pots make meals SO much easier. Throw a few things together, turn the heat up, cover, and let it cook while you’re at work. You get to come home to a delicious meal, your house will smell fantastic, and your family will appreciate all the hard work you *must* have put into such a tasty meal (don’t worry— it’s our little secret). This recipe for white chicken chili (adapted from mynaturalfamily.com) is perfect for any season, so you can make it year-round (or freeze the leftovers and just enjoy whenever you like). We call it health comfort food. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 2 ½ lbs. boneless & skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 cans of Great Northern beans
  • 2 cans diced chilies
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. white pepper
  • 1 tbsp. coarse salt
  • 2 c. chicken broth
  • 1 c. coconut milk
  • ¼ c. cornstarch
  • ½ c. water
  • ⅓ c. chopped cilantro

Directions:

  • Add everything except for the water, cornstarch, and cilantro into a crockpot early in the morning  
  • Let cook for 5-6 hours
  • Scoop the chicken out and place in a bowl. Shred into pieces with a fork.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and water until smooth, then add to pot.
  • Add chicken back into pot and stir together.
  • Cook 30 more minutes, add additional seasonings as desired, add in cilantro, and serve!   
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