Get ready for the party ahead of time or just have a weeknight dish all set for a busy time with this wonderful recipe for Make-Ahead White Chicken Chili.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1/3 cup KRAFT Italian Vinaigrette Dressing made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 onion, chopped
1 carrot, peeled, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely chopped
4 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 can (15 oz.) cannellini beans, rinsed
1 jar (7.5 oz.) TACO BELL® Verde Salsa
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
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Let's Make It
Heat half the dressing in large deep skillet on medium heat. Add onions, carrots and garlic; cook and stir 5 min. or until crisp-tender. Remove from skillet; set aside.
Heat remaining dressing in same skillet. Add chicken and peppers; cook 7 to 8 min. or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add chili powder and cumin; cook and stir 1 min.
Return onion mixture to skillet along with the beans and salsa; mix well. Bring just to boil; simmer, partially covered, on medium-low heat 20 min., stirring occasionally. Cool completely.
Ladle chili into desired-size portions in freezerproof storage containers. Freeze up to 2 months. When ready to serve, thaw in refrigerator overnight, then reheat. Serve topped with sour cream and cilantro.
Top each serving with 1 Tbsp. KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Shredded Four Cheese in addition to the sour cream and cilantro.
Serve with a crisp tossed salad and handful of baked tortilla chips.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.