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.

The Menu

  • White Chili with Sausage (see recipe below)
  • Salsa Shrimp Cocktail
  • Iceberg Salad with Creamy Dressing and Avocado
  • Pepper Jack Corn Muffins

Everyone knows about a bowl of red, but have you had White Chili with Sausage? If not, try a batch -- it's so good, no one will miss the other. Start dinner with Salsa Shrimp Cocktail, and then have Iceberg Salad with Creamy Dressing and Avocado and Pepper Jack Corn Muffins with your bowl of white. Use muffin mix and jarred salsa to make this dinner quick and easy.

Weeknight White Chili Dinner


Salsa Shrimp Cocktail

Combine equal parts salsa and cocktail sauce; use as a dip for precooked shrimp. Serve with lemon or lime on the side.

Iceberg Salad with Creamy Dressing and Avocado

Dice avocado and toss with crunchy iceberg lettuce and a creamy dressing like ranch. You can add a few shakes of chipotle pepper sauce to liven it up if desired.

Pepper Jack Corn Muffins

Stir shredded pepper jack cheese into a corn muffin mix; bake as directed.