After a holiday season full of decadent goodies and drinking probably a tad too much, I’m ready to kick my health into high gear. So, when Albertsons supermarkets asked me to develop a healthy, fresh recipe using their private label products, I thought the timing couldn’t be more perfect. Whipped up this Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili because it’s full of flavor, has tons of fiber and protein, is low in fat, and contains simple, real ingredients. The best part, though, is that it’s pretty much a “load and press go” recipe. Just combine all the ingredients in your slow cooker, turn the heat on, and when you come back a few hours later it’s all done!
Chili is a comforting dish to serve in the winter and, if you make it correctly, it can be quite healthy, too. While chili is usually made with beef and tomatoes, todays recipe is made with chicken and no tomatoes at all.
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As long as we're adapting this recipe to our own personal taste, perhaps you're looking for an extra dose of creaminess here? If that's what you're craving, make a quick white sauce thickened with flour and whisk that into the chili toward the end of cooking. Instructions for this are in the Recipe Notes at the end of the recipe.
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