White Bean Chili-
*2-3 cans of white beans/ navy beans *1 large onion, diced finely
*36-48oz of chicken broth *7 oz can of diced green chiles
*2 tsp dried oregano *4 tsp cumin *1 tsp Cayenne Pepper (more or less)
*6 cloves of garlic, minced *1 Cup sour cream (no Reduced fat!)
*3 Cups shredded mont. jack cheese *4 Cups cooked & diced chicken
Directions: Combine beans, onions, garlic and broth and bring to a boil, turn down and simmer covered for about 2 hours. Stir occasionally. Add chicken, chiles and seasonings and simmer for 30 minutes. Take off heat, add sour cream and cheese and stir til melted. Add the tomato garnish for a real kick of flavor!
The most amazing, must have, Tomato Garnish:
*5 tomatoes off the vine or 8 roma tomatoes *cilantro chopped finely
*1/2 Cup sugar *1/4 Cup cider vinegar *juice from 1 lemon *1 tsp salt
*1 tsp paprika *2 tsp celery seed *1/3 Cup vegetable oil
Directions: In saucepan combine sugar and vinegar. Bring to a boil until sugar dissolves. In a jar of tupperware comvine lemon juice and seasonings. Add vinegar & oil. Shake to combine. Add just enough to coat the diced tomatoes. You'll probably have extra. Spoon onto your individual bowl of soup. And then invite me over!