White Chicken Quinoa Chili

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White Chicken Quinoa Chili

Try this hearty, healthy and high protein chili dish!
Course Dinner
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 jalapeños diced
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 3 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white beans
  • 1 pound chicken breast cooked and shredded
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 4 lime wedges
  • 1 bunch fresh (or 1 tsp dried) cilantro
  • 1 cup salsa verde


  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat, then add onions and peppers. Cook until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cumin and cook for about 1 minute
  • Add broth, salsa verde, chicken, beans, quinoa, oregano, and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a medium simmer and cook until quinoa is tender. About 10-15 minutes.
  • Garnish with lime wedge and cilantro.


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