May 2, 2006

Tuesday's Tasty Tidbit

Get thee to the kitchen!

I love the white chicken chili at Don Pablo’s restaurant, and on their
website is the recipe!!!

Last night I decided to try it out and ohhhhhh it tastes just like the restaurant’s!

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo:
White Chicken Chili
(serves 6-8)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion peeled & chopped fine
2 garlic cloves peeled & chopped
1 red bell pepper chopped fine
2 cans white northern beans (15 oz) drained
4 oz canned green chilies
1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1 can chicken broth (14.5 oz)
1/2 lb roasted chicken breast cut into 1/2 in. cubes
2 tablespoons lime juice, fresh
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced

In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, & red pepper. Saute for 5 minutes. Stir in the white beans, chilies, cumin, chili powder, & broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in chicken and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in lime juice & cilantro. Serve with a garnish of tortilla chip strips. YUM!

Very important- don't skimp on any of these ingredients!!! The fresh cilantro and lime helps create the authentic flavor for sure! For the chicken, I "cheated" and used the pre-cooked Tyson chicken breast strips & cut them smaller (you could also use those chicken Shortcuts, too) (update: I tried this again with the Tyson diced chicken breast, found in the frozen section- this works even better!)- whatever is easy for you!

UPDATED AGAIN!- Now that we've gone vegetarian, I tried this with vegetable broth instead of chicken broth and also added an extra can of green chilies. Tastes great! I also love mine with extra hot sauce and tortilla chips crumbled on top... Mmmm!



  1. Sounds good! I'd be the only one who would eat it though. My husband and kids aren't very adventurous when it comes to trying new foods. LOL!

  2. My recipe is similar...SUCH a good dinner!!

  3. I'll try it tomorrow! Sounds great!


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