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Chicken, Kale, and White Bean Chili

Ingredients

  • 1 white onion diced
  • 4-5 jalapeno peppers diced
  • 4-5 serrano peppers diced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 15 ounce can cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 of a whole cooked chicken shredded into large pieces
  • 3-4 cups kale roughly chopped, stems removed
  • 1-1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large Dutch oven, combine butter and olive oil over medium heat
  2. When butter is melted and oil is hot add onions, jalapeno and serrano peppers, cook until onions are translucent and peppers are soft, 2-3 minutes
  3. Add garlic and cook 1 minute
  4. Sprinkle flour over vegetables and cook another 1 minute
  5. Add chicken stock, beans, chicken, and spices
  6. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, simmer 20 minutes
  7. Add kale and simmer until kale is tender, 10 -12 minutes
  8. Adjust seasonings and serve with crackers or crusty bread