Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Dove's Nest White Chili

This Dove's Nest White Chili is filled with flavors of the southwest. It is a delicious addition to our family gathering or just because. Trust me, it is delicious! We always go back for seconds. 

3 tablespoons olive oil 

1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 1/2 cups red, ripe tomatoes, chopped
6 whole tomatillos, diced (I have used can tomatillos, works well too)
1 whole jalapeƱo, seeded and minced 
2 cups chicken stock

1 cup chopped green chilies

2 cups cooked chicken, chopped
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 full teaspoon cumin
4 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
2 cans cannellini beans with liquid
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
Salt and pepper, to taste

1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until onion begins to soften, 3-5 minutes. 
2. Add garlic and cook 1-2 minutes. Do not brown. 
3. Add tomatoes, tomatillos and jalapeno, cook until tomatillos are soft. 
4. Add chicken stock, green chilies, cooked chicken, oregano, cumin, cilantro, beans and lime juice. 
5. Simmer 30 - 45 minutes and season to taste with salt and pepper. 
6. Garnish with sour cream, grated cheese and cilantro and tortilla chips.


 Recipe adapted from:  Dove's Nest Cookbook

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