Friday, November 9, 2018

White Chicken Chili (Instant Pot!)

I was on a retreat this past weekend (will share photos from that soon) and they shared this recipe. I decided to make it last night.

Go here to find the recipe (at Natasha's Kitchen blog).

Of course I had modify it. I didn't have all the ingredients. (Surprise!! LOL) I know, I know. I never seem prepared for cooking. I guess it's a personality flaw. :)



I put in two large, mostly-frozen chicken breasts. Then I topped with the black beans, white beans, canned corn, green chilis (because I realized the can of Rotel had expired in 2017!), a can of diced roasted tomatoes, spices (because I didn't have the Ranch dressing mix), And some water with chicken seasoning (because I didn't have chicken broth and decided not to use the vegetable broth). And then I put the chunks of cream cheese on top--using fat-free to fit better in my Weight Watcher's points (with a little fear that it wouldn't be as good).

I forgot to take a photo! But it looked so tasty with all the bright colors of corn and tomatoes and beans.

I put it on high for 23 minutes (recipe calls for 20 but I assumed that was for thawed chicken breasts). I used natural release--well, planned to. I admit I was impatient and put a dish towel over the valve and released it after about 10 minutes.



I shredded the chicken, put it back in the pot and served. Some of you may need to close your eyes, but I also sprinkled on some dried cilantro. :) Using regular cream cheese would have made it creamier, but it was still excellent.



It was yummy and perfect for a cool rainy day!

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7 comments:

  1. That sounds like such a delicious mix of flavors, Missy. Other than the chicken broth (and the low-fat cream cheese), I like the sound of your ingredients better. :)

    Happy Friday.

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    1. Yeah, I really wish I'd had chicken broth.

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  2. I have a recipe for chicken chili that I make often, but it doesn't have the creamy sauce that yours has. Just looking at the pictures makes me hungry!

    Yup. Going to have to try this one. :-)

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    1. Jan, just try adding a block of cream cheese to yours! It'll really make it richer.

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  3. I am back home!!!! And it is SNOWING!!!! Like for real!

    Missy, this looks warm and tasty and marvelous.... I've never done white chili and I should do this! I would love it.

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    1. Snowing??!! Well, I guess I can imagine it now. It's pretty cold here today. 54 degrees. LOL But it FEELS cold because it's raining!

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    2. I'm glad you're home safely. And even more glad you had a great trip. How exciting to be a Christy finalist!! Congrats again!

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