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Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

Enjoy a comforting bowl of chili in under 30 minutes thanks to this incredibly easy Instant Pot recipe!
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If you're not in the mood for a beef-based chili, why not choose a leaner protein and try this Instant Pot white chicken chili instead? Plus, by using your handy-dandy Instant Pot, you can enjoy a steaming bowl of chili in just under 30 minutes. Seriously, that's it! Between the cannellini beans, the corn, and the chicken, a bowl of this Instant Pot white chicken chili will leave you feeling full for hours.

Makes 8 servings


For the chili

1 small onion diced
2 minced garlic cloves
1 tsp olive oil
2 chicken breasts
2 cups chicken stock
1 can cannellini beans
1 can corn
1 small can green chiles
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp oregano
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup heavy cream

For chili toppings (optional)

Tortilla chips
Shredded taco cheese
Greek yogurt

How to Make It

  1. Turn on the saute feature. Saute the diced onions and garlic together with the olive oil. Turn off the saute feature.
  2. Add chicken stock, beans, corn, minced garlic, green chiles, onion, oregano, cayenne pepper, paprika, cumin, and salt. Stir.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in the Instant Pot.
  4. Seal the lid and set it on high pressure (Manual/Pressure Cook) for 20 minutes. Once finished, release the pressure.
  5. Remove the chicken breasts and shred on a cutting board. Add the shredded chicken back to the Instant Pot.
  6. Turn on the Saute feature. Pour in the heavy cream and stir until warmed through.
  7. Serve with tortilla chips, avocado slices, shredded taco cheese, greek yogurt, and cilantro, if desired.

The easy way to make healthier comfort foods.

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Kiersten Hickman
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