Healthy Winter Recipe: White Bean Chili

Healthy Winter Recipe: White Bean ChiliWhite Bean Chili Recipe

The wintertime is great for hearty stews and delicious soups to keep you warm and full. This recipe is a more heart healthy alternative to some of the regular winter recipes and it is sure to be a new favorite dish!


  • 1 bag of dried white beans
  • 2 Oso sweet onions
  • ½ cup of chopped garlic
  • 1 pound of ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 cup of chopped celery
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • 2 large de-seeded mile green chilies
  • 2 quarts of chicken stock or water
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin


  • Sauté the onions, garlic, celery, chilies, and meat for 10 minutes on a medium heat.
  • Add half of the chicken stock, the oregano, cumin, and salt and pepper (to taste) and simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a crock-pot or large pot, adding the remaining chicken stock and the white beans. Bring to a boil before simmering for about 8 hours (typically overnight)
  • Serve and enjoy!

You are sure to enjoy this heart healthy chili recipe this winter. Contact Miller Insurance Associates in Carlisle for all of your health insurance needs in Pennsylvania. Stay healthy with a great policy!