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White Chicken Chili with Aged Cheddar

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Serve with fresh, crusty bread and butter. Drink of choice: cider, good beer, wine, strong coffee.

Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 medium onion, peeled and sliced
1 medium yellow bell pepper, stemmed, seeded and chopped
1 tablespoon minced, fresh jalapeno chile
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 can (15 ounces) cream-style corn
1 can (7 ounces) diced mild green chiles
2 cups whole milk
1 can (15 ounces) navy beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
Salt and pepper to taste
1 to 1-1/2 cups (3 to 4-1/2 ounces) shredded aged Cheddar cheese

Instructions

In large pan, combine oil, onion, bell pepper and jalapeno chile. Stir often over high heat until onion is limp, 3-4 minutes. Add cumin, corn, green chiles, milk and beans. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally to blend flavors, about 10 minutes. Stir in chicken. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in aged Cheddar and serve immediately.

Carol Micheel
Davenport



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