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White Chili

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Ingredients

1 pound navy beans
6 cups chicken broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium onions, chopped
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 4-ounce cans mild green chilis, chopped
2 teaspoons cumin
1-1/2 teaspoons oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 cups cooked chicken breast, diced
3 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese

Instructions

Combine the beans, broth, garlic and half of the onions in a large pan. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until beans are tender (2 hours or more), adding more broth or water as necessary. In a skillet, saute the remaining onions in oil until tender. Add chilis, cumin, oregano, ground cloves and cayenne pepper. Add chicken and simmer for 1 hour. Serve with shredded cheese.

Ruth Ehlers, Rock Island



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