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The Best Green Chili Recipe
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The Best Green Chili Recipe

This is the BEST Green Chili Recipe, made with chicken, tomatillo salsa, green chilies & anaheim peppers - it's packed with flavor!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, tex mex
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 301kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 anaheim pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 4 oz can green chilies
  • 16 oz jar salsa verde
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 540 mL can navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 lime, juiced plus more for taste (optional)
  • 1 tsp lime zest

Topping ideas

  • Avocado
  • Jalapenos
  • Cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  • Sour cream

Instructions

  • Add olive oil to a large pot over med-high heat. Add onion, sauteeing for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Add in green pepper and anaheim pepper, sauteeing another 2 minutes until softened.
  • Toss in garlic, cumin, salt & pepper, sauteeing for 30 seconds. Add remaining ingredients, stirring well and bringing to a boil. Simmer for 25 minutes.
  • Remove chicken breasts and shred, then stir back into chili. Serve in large bowls with any ingredients of choice under the Topping Ideas heading. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 1158mg | Potassium: 966mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 586IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 3mg