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Published on July 19, 2021

white chicken chili

Dinner Ready in 20: White Chicken Chili

Grill or bake a few extra pounds of chicken ahead of time, buy a rotisserie chicken or cook some in the slow cooker during the day. As long as you have some cooked chicken on hand, with just 5 additional ingredients, you can have a healthy balanced dinner on the table in 20 minutes or less.

White Chicken Chili


  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 4 cups chicken, cooked
  • 2 (15 ounce) great northern beans
  • 16 ounce jar of salsa verde
  • 2 teaspoons cumin

* Optional toppings: avocado, cilantro, shredded cheese, onions, sour cream


  1. Combine chicken stock, chicken, beans, salsa and cumin together in a large stockpot.
  2. Cook on high until the soup reaches a simmer.
  3. Remove from heat and serve.

Source: Lauren Cornay, RD, LN

Lauren Cornay is a registered dietitian with Avera Heart Hospital. Learn more about nutrition and great ways to make healthier meals.

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