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Creamy white chicken chili topped with cilantro and cheese in a dutch oven.

Creamy White Chicken Chili

This Creamy White Chicken Chili recipe is made with healthy ingredients, loaded with flavor, easy to make, and perfect for a quick, 30-minute weeknight dinner!
Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 476kcal


  • 1 Tbsp avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 small yellow onion
  • 2 15.5 oz. cans cannellini beans drained
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 cup shredded cheese optional
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • cilantro for topping


  • In a dutch oven, cook the onion and garlic in the oil of medium heat.
  • Add in the cubed chicken and cook for about 10 minutes (or until it browns).
  • Add in the beans and broth, bring to a simmer.
  • Add in the corn and seasoning.
  • Continue to simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the yogurt with about 1/4 cup of warm water until smooth.
  • Add the yogurt and cheese (optional) to the chili.
  • Top with cilantro (optional), serve, and enjoy!


  • Feel free to adjust the amount of broth to taste!
  • Add diced carrots, zucchini, cooked lentils, quinoa, chickpeas, or any veggies you want to this recipe.
  • The fresh onion and garlic can be subbed for dried onion flakes and garlic powder, if desired.


Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 1003mg | Potassium: 923mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 2mg