Kitchen Daily 1/24/14

Slow cookers and chili were made for each other but even the best relationships can use some spicing up. Watch Chef Cheryl Dent make a white bean chicken chili with a green-chile kick in the KD101 test kitchen that'll spice up your weeknight dinner routine. Best part? Adding a flavor boost won't cost you any extra time. A healthy meal for the kids that's effortless, this recipe will become a favorite for moms and the family.

Tip: Hosting a Super Bowl party? Serve this chili recipe in mini taco shell bowls for a filling appetizer.

White Bean Chicken Chili Recipe:
Serves: 6-8
Cooktime: 6 hours

Ingredients:
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
4 cloves of garlic, minced
4 cans of great northern beans (rinsed and drained)
4 cups chicken stock
1 7-oz. can diced green chiles
1 jalapeno pepper, diced with seeds
2 tsp oregano
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp salt
¼ tsp ground cloves
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 lb. rotisserie chicken, shredded
Garnish Options: cilantro chopped onion sour cream shredded cheese avocado

Preparation:
In a slow cooker, combine olive oil, onions and garlic. In a food processor, puree 2 cans of the beans with a splash of stock and add it to the slow cooker. Add stock. Using a whisk, incorporate the puree into the chili. Once puree is incorporated, add remaining 2 cans of whole beans to the chili. Add diced chiles, jalapeno, oregano, cumin, salt, cloves, and cayenne. Stir gently. Put slow cooker on high for 6 hours. At hour 5, add shredded chicken and cook for an additional hour. Serve topped with any of the garnishes.

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Tags: KD 101 Videos, Dinner, Slow Cooker, Winter

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