Mexican White Chili Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

Start this weeknight fiesta with a big bowl of Chips and Cilantro Salsa, then dive right in to White Chicken Chili, Green Pepper Rice, and finish with Cinnamon-Topped Brownie Sundaes. Kids love the mild chili, and the sundaes -- no surprise there!

The Menu

  • White Chicken Chili (see recipe below)
  • Chips and Cilantro Salsa
  • Green Pepper Rice
  • Brownies and Cinnamon Ice Cream

White Chicken Chili


Chips and Cilantro Salsa

Stir chopped fresh cilantro into your favorite salsa to give it extra flavor and freshness. Serve with chips.

Green Pepper Rice

Heat olive oil in a skillet and stir in chopped green pepper. Cook until peppers are soft, about 5 minutes. Stir cooked peppers into a prepared package of Mexican flavored heat-and-serve rice.

Brownies and Cinnamon Ice Cream

Top brownies with vanilla ice cream and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Add chocolate sauce if desired.